Surveying the Scalability of Open Access Monograph Initiatives: Final Report

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dc.contributor.author Barnes, Christopher
dc.contributor.author Welzenbach, Rebecca
dc.contributor.author Folger, Kathleen
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-12T23:38:43Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-12T23:38:43Z
dc.date.issued 2017-12-12
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/139888
dc.description.abstract In June of 2016, the University of Michigan Library (MLibrary) and Knowledge Unlatched (KU) announced the start of a collaboration “to study and overcome remaining obstacles to the spread of open access scholarly publishing in the humanities and social sciences.” This survey grew out of that partnership and was designed to gather data useful for determining the scalability of library-supported open access (OA) initiatives focusing on monographs in the Humanities and Social Sciences such as Luminos, Open Book Publishers, and KU. The survey was conducted from 1 December 2016 through 7 February 2017. It was targeted at collections units of academic libraries because the question of scalability for library-funded OA initiatives hinges on issues of budgets, discovery, workflow, and strategic collecting priorities. The population was limited to libraries at four-year colleges and universities in the United States, and respondents were told that they would be answering on behalf of their unit. A total of 103 valid responses were received from academic libraries in 37 states and the District of Columbia. Answers to follow-up questions are included as an appendix. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ *
dc.subject Humanities and Social Sciences en_US
dc.subject Open Access en_US
dc.subject Knowledge Unlatched en_US
dc.subject Monographs en_US
dc.subject Scalability survey en_US
dc.title Surveying the Scalability of Open Access Monograph Initiatives: Final Report en_US
dc.type Other en_US
dc.subject.hlbsecondlevel Information and Library Science
dc.subject.hlbtoplevel Social Sciences
dc.contributor.affiliationum Michigan Publishing en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationum University of Michigan Library en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationother Gettysburg College en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationumcampus Ann Arbor en_US
dc.description.bitstreamurl https://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/2027.42/139888/4/OA Monograph Scalability Survey-Final Report.docx
dc.description.bitstreamurl https://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/2027.42/139888/5/OA Monograph Scalability Survey-Final Report.pdf
dc.description.mapping 128 en_US
dc.identifier.orcid 0000-0002-9952-4378 en_US
dc.description.filedescription Description of OA Monograph Scalability Survey-Final Report.docx : Report of Survey Findings
dc.description.filedescription Description of OA Monograph Scalability Survey-Final Report.pdf : Report of Survey Findings
dc.owningcollname Library (University of Michigan Library)
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