The academic book of the future

(24 January 2014) The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the British Library are launching a two-year research project which will explore the future of academic books in the context of open access publishing and continuing digital change.

The project will look into implications of open access developments for researchers and readers, including potential for innovation within research process, as well as new opportunities for engagement and dissemination of research.

Researchers are invited to attend an information event at the British Library on 10 February 2014 to find out more about the project. The maximum grant available is £450,000.

The press release is here.