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.
The first of a two-part blog post in which we lay out the problems with BPCs (Book Processing Charges) and disentangle the various alternatives; in Part Two we’ll give practical steps to convince budget holders to invest in collective models instead.
The second part of a two-part blog post. Part One explores why your institution should support collective funding for OA books, while this post highlights practical steps you can take to build a case to management for supporting collective OA book funding.