Austria: Five leading Universities and most important Funder Unite to Support the Open Library of Humanities
peter.suber's bookmarks 2019-02-05
"We are pleased to announce that five Austrian institutions – the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna as Higher Supporters as well as the University of Graz, the University of Salzburg and the University of Vienna as Regular Supporters – have come together to begin work on a national consortium to support the Open Library of Humanities. This is part of the recently launched OLH Open Consortial Offer, an initiative that offers consortia, societies, networks and scholarly projects the possibility to join the Open Library of Humanities Library Partnership Subsidy system as a bloc. The newly formed consortium is also currently inviting other Austrian universities, extramural research institutions, learned societies, funding bodies etc. to join the group in its mission to support scholar-led, gold open-access publishing initiatives with no author-facing charges...."