Monographs

Open Access, publishers and PhD theses

Posted on 24 October 2019 by CardiffUniOA

Written by Louise Harrington, Assistant Repository Manager In my first ever post for this blog, I briefly touched on concerns that students and supervisors have regarding the online availability of the thesis, and whether that would impact negatively on their chances of securing a publishing deal. It is a common fear that if your research
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Cardiff University Press officially launches Open Access monograph publishing programme

Posted on 23 October 2019 by CardiffUniOA

As a one hundred per cent Open Access publisher, Cardiff University Press chose Open Access week for it’s new monograph publishing programme official launch event, which took place at the University today. The Press’s first book Deconstructing Martial Arts written by Cardiff University’s Professor Paul Bowman was published in June. The book analyses familiar issues
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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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