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Developments for open access book funding & policies

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3 replies, 3 voices Last updated by  Lucy Barnes 2 months, 1 week ago
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  • #33121

    Tom Mosterd
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    @tommosterd

    This topic covers new funding and policy developments for open access books. Group members are encouraged to post new developments within these two areas, sharing this with the wider open access book community.

    When sharing new funding and policy developments please make sure to share a link/source where possible.

    Feel free to ask any questions related to open access book funding & policies within this topic as well.

     

     

  • #33122

    Tom Mosterd
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    @tommosterd

    The Dutch Research Council / Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO) introduces a continuous call for funding OA Books stemming from NWO-funded research.

    More Information: https://www.nwo.nl/en/news-and-events/news/2020/06/open-access-books-call-make-your-book-openly-accessible.html

     

     

  • #36471

    Ross Mounce
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    @rmounce

    A great opportunity for classicists working-in or recently trained at the University of Cambridge. Not so great for anyone else…

    The Faculty of Classics is delighted to have reached an agreement with Cambridge University Press by which, for the next three years, five volumes a year in the Cambridge Classical Studies Series (monographs on Classical topics written by academics working in or recently trained in Cambridge) will be published Gold Open Access without charge to the author or the Faculty. This is a significant initiative, designed to maximise the impact of the excellent Classical research being done in Cambridge

    Source: https://www.classics.cam.ac.uk/news/cambridge-classical-studies-series-gold-open-access

     

    • #36549

      Lucy Barnes
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      @lucybarnes

      Such a shame to see CUP setting up exclusive deals like this, rather than shifting to scrap BPCs and welcome OA book proposals from anyone. A press with their resources and reputation should be showing more leadership and ambition, in my opinion.

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