Worth the Effort?

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Library directors at selective liberal arts colleges may this fall found a new open-access publishing house. In the months ahead, the libraries still need to convince faculty members the effort would be worth the time and money.

The Lever Initiative, founded last summer by the liberal arts college libraries that make up the Oberlin Group, is investigating the possibilities of establishing an open-access publishing house for scholarly short-form monographs...

(Carl Straumsheim, Inside Higher Ed, April 11, 2014, http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/04/11/liberal-arts-college-libraries-mull-establis...)