UC Press, California Digital Library receive grant to improve publication system | DailyCal.org
"University of California Press and the California Digital Library, or CDL, received a grant of $750,000 earlier this month to develop a Web-based workflow-management system that would improve the publication process of open-access monographs. The two-year grant — awarded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, which supports works in the arts and humanities — is intended to promote the publication of social science monographs, which are detailed written studies of specific subject areas. UC Press and the CDL are developing the system to help decrease the costs and increase the efficiency of the academic publication process. UC Press is the nonprofit publishing arm of the UC system that publishes primarily peer-reviewed academic work. The CDL is an online publishing platform that publishes works by UC faculty ..."