Tag Archives: crowdfunding

International coalition to help sustain DOAJ and its further development in the coming years

(9 November 2017) SCOSS (The Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services) today announced that major organizations have recommended to their member institutions to support DOAJ with funding that will enable DOAJ to move towards a new crowdfunding effort and away from its incremental annual contribution system. Under the new model organisations will work towards sustaining DOAJ […]


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Books for Asia kicks off Let’s Read! Asia crowdfunding campaign to bring children’s digital library to Cambodia

(8 September 2015, San Francisco) This International Literacy Day, The Asia Foundation’s Books for Asia is launching a crowdfunding campaign to benefit the Let’s Read! Asia digital library, the international nonprofit’s first eBook donation project. A collaboration with the nonprofit Library for All, the library is one of the first of its kind in developing […]


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Library crowdfunds three treasures for State Library of Victoria collection

(14 August 2015) Today marks the final day of the State Library of Victoria’s 2015 Annual Appeal. Thanks to many generous donations, more than $80,000 was raised. These funds will go towards the acquisition of; a rare first edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, 36 original Blinky Bill illustrations, and the papers of award-winning Australian […]


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Little Free Library® announces Big Book Access Kickstarter Campaign

(4 May 2014, PRWEB)  With its 25,000 free book exchanges worldwide, the non-profit Little Free Library® has made a big impact through its global literacy movement by bringing books to millions and building community through reading. It aims to do more by doubling and deepening its impact by 2017, and the Little Free Library Big […]


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Reveal Digital launches new library crowdfunding site

(27 June 2014, Las Vegas)  Expanding on the success of its “cost recovery=open access” model, Reveal Digital announced the launch of its new crowdfunding site at the American Library Association Annual Meeting. “In contrast to mass digitization efforts and commercially driven projects, we are putting complete control of collection creation in the hands of the […]


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