ERC supports OAPEN library for open access books

abernard102@gmail.com 2016-02-03

Summary:

"The European Research Council (ERC) and OAPEN Foundation have announced today their cooperation in furthering open access to academic books and book chapters. With the help of an ERC grant OAPEN will develop a tailor-made deposit service for ERC grantees and their publishers. The OAPEN library provides a platform for the full-text dissemination of open access books from all scientific areas, in particular in social sciences and humanities. As part of the new project funded by the ERC, OAPEN will provide guidance and support to ERC grantees and their publishers to comply with ERC open access requirements for books. It will aggregate and allow the deposit of open access monographs and book chapters based on ERC funded research, provide quality assurance and dissemination of deposited publications and ensure their digital preservation ..."

Link:

https://erc.europa.eu/sites/default/files/press_release/files/ERC_pr_OAPEN.pdf

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Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) » abernard102@gmail.com
Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) » peter.suber's bookmarks

Tags:

oa.new oa.announcement oa.oapen oa.books oa.humanities oa.erc oa.funders oa.europe oa.ssh

Date tagged:

02/03/2016, 12:54

Date published:

02/03/2016, 13:21