Open access transition made easier with UK’s first collaborative publishing consortium | Jisc

pontika.nancy@gmail.com's bookmarks 2015-08-14

Summary:

"Humanities scholars will now be able to benefit from a collaborative open access (OA) consortium agreement which means that authors won’t have to pay to make their research open access.  The publishing model – the first of its type in the UK – is being offered by Open Library of Humanities (OLH) following negotiations with Jisc. Not-for-profit and scholar led, the Open Library of Humanities is a gold open access platform for a range of humanities journals. Publishing across a wide range of humanities disciplines, the model works by sharing the costs across its consortium of library members – who pay a fee to join – rather than charging authors and their institutions an upfront fee on publication (article processing charges) ..."

Link:

https://www.jisc.ac.uk/news/open-access-transition-made-easier-30-apr-2015

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Tags:

oa.uk oa.jisc oa.memberships oa.gold oa.librarians oa.libraries oa.open_library_humanities oa.humanities oa.megajournals oa.announcement oa.business_models ru.sparc15 oatp.odd-duplicates oatp.odd_duplicates ru.sparc15_humanities oa.ssh oa.journals

Date tagged:

08/14/2015, 16:55

Date published:

08/14/2015, 08:06