Varieties of University Press Business Models V: Open Access

Guest post from Feeding the Elephant: A Forum for Scholarly Communications.


Guest post by Beth M. Bouloukos, director of the Amherst College Press.

This post is part of a series on how university presses (and other scholarly nonprofit publishers) are organized and operated. If you’ve got a model you’d like to describe, we’d like to hear from you. 

Book review: Luey, 'Handbook for Academic Authors: How to Navigate the Publishing Process, sixth edition'

H-Net Books Channel's Feeding the Elephant just published a book review:

Book review by Aurora Bell, acquisitions editor, University of South Carolina Press.

Beth Luey, Handbook for Academic Authors: How to Navigate the Publishing Process, sixth edition (Cambridge University Press, 2022).

Varieties of University Press Business Models III: The Single-State Consortium

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Guest post by Craig Gill, director of University Press of Mississippi

This post is part of a series on how university presses (and other scholarly nonprofit publishers) are organized and operated. If you’ve got a model you’d like to describe, we’d like to hear from you.

The Monograph and the Mission: University of Michigan Pledges $1.2 Million to Fund Open Access Book Publishing

"Today’s post is by Elizabeth Demers, Kristen Twardowski, and Charles Watkinson. Elizabeth is Editorial Director; Kristen is Sales, Marketing, and Outreach Director; and Charles is the Director of the University of Michigan Press.

MIT Press opens full list of 2022 monographs via Direct to Open

"Eighty scholarly monographs and edited collections partially funded by libraries participating in MIT Press’s Direct to Open model will publish openly this year."

Source: MIT Press News, July 13, 2022, https://mitpress.mit.edu/blog/mit-press-opens-full-list-2022-monographs-direct-open/

 

For more on the MIT Press Direct to Open initiative: https://direct.mit.edu/books/pages/direct-to-open

 

Varieties of University Press Business Models II: The Multi-State Consortium

A guest post from Feeding the Elephant: A Forum for Scholarly Communications.


Guest post by Darrin Pratt, director of the University Press of Colorado

This post is part of a series on how university presses (and other scholarly nonprofit publishers) are organized and operated. If you’ve got a model you’d like to describe, we’d like to hear from you.

Varieties of University Press Business Models I: UP as University Department

A post from Feeding the Elephant: A Forum for Scholarly Communications.


With this post, we start a new series on how university presses (and other scholarly nonprofit publishers) are organized and operated. The model described here is pretty common in the United States. We’ll look at presses that operate differently in future posts. If you’ve got a model you’d like to describe, we’d like to hear from you.

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