01. About the toolkit
The Toolkit for Small and Scholar-Led Open Access Publishers is a resource to help relevant publishers wanting to set up a pres...
02. Key resources and sources
There are number of existing resources that provide insights about how to start and/or run an Open Access publisher, covering d...
03. Starting a new publisher
Getting going as a new small or academic-led Open Access publisher
04. Brand building and reputation
Connecting with your communities and gaining trust
05. Organisation type
Choosing a structure in line with the values of the press and limiting liability
06. Governance and accountability
Creating the accountability structures needed to underpin an Open Access publisher
07. Revenue models
Considering the different methods for generating revenue as an Open Access publisher
08. Copyright and licensing
Deciding on which license to use and issues to consider when using third-party content
Managing the production of high quality, potentially peer reviewed, Open Access academic books
Managing the book production process, all the way from submisson to publication
11. Metadata management
Strategies for managing core information about your books and authors
12. Dissemination and discoverability
Ensuring digital and print versions of books can be found and reach as wide an audience as possible
13. Archiving and Preservation
How to ensure the publisher's content is available in the long term and accessible even in cases of local storage issues.
Developing a marketing strategy to effectively promote publications and enhance their impact in the scholarly landscape.