Challenges and opportunities (Open Access monographs)

Eve, Martin Paul (2014) Challenges and opportunities (Open Access monographs). In: Beyond Open Access, 5th December 2014, International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers.

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Abstract

It is widely known that open access for research monographs is objectively harder than for journal articles. The economics and social processes are different, beyond a mere change of scale. That said, cause for optimism is to be found amid recent experiments that have demonstrated the value of such an undertaking. In this talk, I will set out the difficulties and the way in which some publishers are seeking to overcome them, as well as some proposed future directions for open access books.

Keywords:Open Access
Subjects:P Mass Communications and Documentation > P410 Electronic Publishing
Divisions:College of Arts > School of English & Journalism > School of English & Journalism (English)
ID Code:16210
Deposited On:06 Dec 2014 22:54

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