Cambridge to trial crowdfunding open access book | Research Information
peter.suber's bookmarks 2019-10-24
"Cambridge University Press (CUP) is launching a crowdfunding campaign to publish a book under the open access model.
CUP has teamed up with the book site Unbound to determine whether crowdfunding can support making selected titles open access – free to read online by anyone with an internet connection, anywhere in the world.
The move is a first for both partners – for CUP it’s the first time it has tried to crowdfund a book, while for Unbound it is the first time the company has worked with an academic publisher...."