Month: January 2018

Cardiff University supports Open Access through Knowledge Unlatched

Posted on 18 January 2018 by CardiffUniOA

Cardiff University has joined Libraries worldwide in pledging support to Knowledge Unlatched (KU). Launched in 2012, Knowledge Unlatched has formalised the “global library consortium” model for supporting Open Access books and journals. Focusing on the humanities and social sciences, the KU platform provides Libraries with a central place to support Open Access initiatives by pledging
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Open Access books and monographs – a changing landscape

Posted on 4 January 2018 by CardiffUniOA

The possibilities for scholarly Open Access monograph publishing were first explored around ten years ago, resulting in organisations such as OAPEN and the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) setting up archiving and discovery services enabling easier access to the resources. Today over 240 publishers are experimenting with Open Access Monographs. The recently published JISC
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