Out in the Open: Launching and Sustainably Growing a Library Journal & Book Hosting Service | 8 November 2021 | Open Publishing Fest
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NOVEMBER 08, 2021, 10:00 AM UTC
Out in the Open: Launching and Sustainably Growing a Library Journal & Book Hosting Service
"With new developing policies around Open Access, and with relatively high articles and book processing charges from publishers, it is more important than ever for libraries to engage with open access publishing to provide support for their academics and students. It is even more important to be transparent and open about the process, so that we can foster an open community between libraries, publishers, academics and researchers. Edinburgh University Library has just launched Edinburgh Diamond, a service to support Open Access publishing. The service is free of charge to Edinburgh staff and students and allows them to publish journals and books with full library support in the areas of hosting, technical support, indexing, policy development, best-practice guidance and workflow training...."