Panel on Open Access

Friends:
 
This announcement comes from the American Historical Association
 
--Margaret
 
AHA 2021: The Ontology of Open Access
Description
The Ontology of Open Access: The Historians’ Guide from Manuscript to Monograph to Reception and Impact

Open Book Publishers

Run by scholars to make research available around the world, Open Book PUblishers is a non-profit funded by the Polonsky Foundation, the Thriplow Charitable Trust, the Jessica E. Smith and Kevin R. Brine Charitable Trust, and The Progress Foundation.  Authors do not pay processing charges and all OBP books can be read and downloaded for free. They publish monographs and textbooks in a wide range of subjects in addition to series for universities and research centers. 

OBP is eligible to receive European Commission's publication grants for research. 

Knowledge Unlatched releases short videos on the relevance of its Open Access partner collections and models

Knowledge Unlatched has released "short but informative videos" that "feature a publisher describing the partnership it has developed with KU in order to unlatch quality scholarly books in various disciplines over the next few years."

Source: Mirela Roncevic, No Shelf Required, November 27, 2020, http://www.noshelfrequired.com/knowledge-unlatched-releases-short-videos-on-the-relevance-...

Knowledge Infrastructures, Monographs and Why Open Access Must be Part of the Post Pandemic ‘New Normal’

Dr. Frances Pinter, Executive Chair for the Central European University Press, reflects on the impact of the pandemic on library budgets and modes of operation:

"...we can use this crisis to mark a commitment to reducing costs while improving dissemination of these specialist monographs that provide the foundational basis for development in the HSS [Humanities and Social Sciences] subjects.

Two OA books from mediastudies.press, a new scholar-led publisher

# Two OA books from mediastudies.press, a new scholar-led publisher #

We are excited to announce the release of two new open access books from mediastudies.press—the first titles in our Public Domain series:

## Our Master's Voice, by James Rorty (1934) ##

“I was an ad-man once,” James Rorty writes in this classic dissection of the advertising industry. A neglected masterpiece, the book is republished in this mediastudies.press edition with a new introduction by Jefferson Pooley.

PDF (free) | ePub (free) | Mobi (free) | Paperback ($20)

Two OA books from mediastudies.press, a new scholar-led publisher

# Two OA books from mediastudies.press, a new scholar-led publisher #

We are excited to announce the release of two new open access books from mediastudies.press—the first titles in our Public Domain series:

## Our Master's Voice, by James Rorty (1934) ##

“I was an ad-man once,” James Rorty writes in this classic dissection of the advertising industry. A neglected masterpiece, the book is republished in this mediastudies.press edition with a new introduction by Jefferson Pooley.

PDF (free) | ePub (free) | Mobi (free) | Paperback ($20)

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