This resource outlines the core components of open access (e.g., reader rights, reuse rights, copyrights, author posting rights, etc.) across the continuum from “open access” to “restricted access”.
Knowledge Exchange* has released “The Collective Provision of Open Access Resources,” the third report in its multiphase “Sustainability of Open Access Resources” initiative.
“How do we pay for Open Access?” is a key question faced by publishers, authors, and libraries as awareness and interest in free, immediate, online access to scholarly research increases. SPARC examines the issue of sustainability for current and prospective open-access publishers in a timely new guide, “Income models for Open Access: An overview of current practice,” by Raym Crow.
This SPARC discussion paper proposes a federation of discipline-specific publishing cooperatives as an alternative operating model for society publishers.
This site provides information for libraries, presses, and other academic units interested in launching and maintaining campus-based publishing partnerships.
An Open Society Institute report written by Raym Crow.
This guide describes how nonprofit publishers can evaluate whether a corporate sponsorship program might be appropriate for their journal and, if appropriate, develop a sponsorship program as a component of the journal's income stream.
This paper examines institutional repositories and describes their potential role and exploring their impact on major stakeholders in the scholarly communication process.