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...."


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Tags: oa.books oa.business_models oa.crowd oa.economics_of oa.cup oa.up oa.fundraising oa.funding

Date tagged:

10/24/2019, 12:40

Date published:

10/24/2019, 07:57