Conference: Open Access Monographs in Humanities and Social Science, 1 & 2 July 2013, British Library, London

  https://www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/JISC-Collections-events/oabooksconf/ This international conference is the first to focus specifically on the monograph and tackle the issues around open access. Day one will provide an overview on open access in relation to monographs looking at key issues of business models, maintaining quality, the future of peer-review, creative commons licensing and international policy development. Key […]

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OA policy for Wellcome extends to books and monographs

The Wellcome Trust extends open access policy to include scholarly monographs and book chapters http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/News/Media-office/Press-releases/2013/WTP052746.htm   “The extended policy will become effective for holders of grants awarded after 1 October 2013, and for existing grantholders from October 2014. The new policy does not apply to textbooks, ‘trade’ books, general reference works or works of fiction, […]

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