Next steps for the Open Book Collective

infodocketGARY's bookmarks 2021-10-18

Summary:

"Over the course of the COPIM project, Work Package 2 has been in the process of developing a new online infrastructural intermediary that can sit between scholarly libraries and OA publishers and other initiatives, to deliver new and more sustainable sources of revenue. As mentioned in our last report, the organisation that will support this intermediary now has a name: Open Book Collective (OBC).

The OBC will respond to the need for new forms of collaborative interaction between publishers, researchers, universities, and scholarly libraries by offering a contextual platform that supports the promotion of open access publishing activities and facilitates collective funding support. OBC will be a non-profit incorporated entity legally founded in the UK and we expect soon to be able to confirm its precise organisational form...."

Link:

https://copim.pubpub.org/pub/next-steps-for-the-open-book-collective/release/1

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Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) » peter.suber's bookmarks
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Tags:

oa.new oa.copim oa.open_book_collective oa.libraries oa.publishers oa.business_models oa.infrastructure oa.books

Date tagged:

10/18/2021, 15:14

Date published:

10/18/2021, 11:18