Open Access

November 20, 2009

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation recently awarded four university presses with a grant to support development of a collaborative university press electronic book project. The grant, to be administered by NYU Press on behalf of collaborating presses at the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, and Rutgers University, will fund multifaceted research into the feasibility of developing a consortium of university presses to deliver e-books to libraries on a shared platform. The initiative will be run by and for scholarly publishers, with a primary focus on the needs of university presses and their library customers.

February 23, 2012
December 12, 2008

The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), and SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) encourage librarians from institutions of all sizes to learn what they can do to support the Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics (SCOAP3) effort to facilitate open access publishing.

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