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