Tag Archives: university press

Transitioning textbooks to open, lessons and insights

(26 Sep 2019)  A growing number of universities are exploring the use of open access text books. Are they the future teaching and learning materials? Universities are leading a grassroots rebellion shaking up the ecology of the scientific publishing sector. A growing number of universities and academics have set up their own presses in an attempt to […]


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Making monographs open

(3 May 2019)  A project that aims to slash the cost of producing monographs could help make more of them available to the public for free. But will scholars participate? The University of North Carolina Press is leading an experiment to significantly lower the cost of producing scholarly books — an important step toward a sustainable open-access publishing […]


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Internet Archive awarded grant from Arcadia Fund to digitize university press collections

(22 May 2018) Internet Archive has received a $1 million dollar grant from Arcadia – a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin – to digitize titles from university press collections to make them available via controlled digital lending.  The project, Unlocking University Press Books, will bring more than 15,000 titles online from university […]


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