Does Open Access Cannibalize Print Sales for Monographs?

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A Scholarly Kitchen guest post about a new research project funded by the National Endownment for the Humanities "to empirically review whether the availability of OA editions of university press monographs has a quantifiable effect on the sales performance of print editions."

John Sherer, "Does Open Access Cannibalize Print Sales for Monographs?" The Scholarly Kitchen, January 27, 2022,

John Sherer is the Spangler Family Director of the University of North Carolina Press. He is the chair of the Association of University Presses Open Access Committee and is the Primary Investigator in the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation funded, Sustainable History Monograph Pilot.