University of Michigan statement on open access initiative

Friends:

The University of Michigan Press has issued a document in the newsletter OTH (On The Humanities) describing its plans to increase open access to its publications--assuming it can raise nearly $1 million to pay for it.

You can find the document below.  We thank H-HistBibl for this tip:

https://oth.thirdchapter.org/features/the-university-of-michigan-press-transition-to-open/

Margaret

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Open Access Publishing: Opportunities, Pitfalls, and Deciding if it is Right for You

Dear H-SHEAR Readers, 

Open Access is reshaping the scientific world by making research available to the masses while, at the same time, putting a tremendous burden on researchers who don't have the financial resources to support Open Access publication.

Stephanie Paalvast, head of Open Research at Brill Publishers will speak with Avi Staiman, CEO of Academic Language Experts about:

  • How you should decide if your research should be published open?

  • The finances of publication fees (APC’s) for open research and how to negotiate a better rate

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Open Access Publishing: Opportunities, Pitfalls, and Deciding if it is Right for You

Dear H-HistBible Readers,

Open Access is reshaping the scientific world by making research available to the masses while, at the same time, putting a tremendous burden on researchers who don't have the financial resources to support Open Access publication.

Stephanie Paalvast, head of Open Research at Brill Publishers will speak with Avi Staiman, CEO of Academic Language Experts about:

  • How you should decide if your research should be published open?

  • The finances of publication fees (APC’s) for open research and how to negotiate a better rate

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