Work Package 7 of the COPIM Project has released their Scoping Report, identifying and examining the key challenges associated with archiving and preserving open access monographs, particularly those published by small and scholar-led presses.
by Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs
Published: Dec 15, 2021
A statement by the COPIM project addressing our stance towards the corporate acquisition of OA infrastructure, and the structures and safeguards we are putting in place to ensure that our infrastructure will remain community-owned and governed.
Joe Deville, a lecturer at Lancaster University and co-founder of ScholarLed and Mattering Press, introduces a new report exploring the potential for collaboration in open access publishing. He also looks at the role of other more troubling forms of collaboration in the academy
Having now completed 3 stakeholder workshops, an update on the latest thinking within Work Package 2, and what this implies for the development of a model or platform able to address the question 'how can open access book publishers better collaborate with scholarly libraries'
Identifying the many OA revenue models in use today, in the context of today’s challenging publishing environment - from COVID-19 and budget cuts, to print sales, funder mandates, and research evaluation.