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Key issues

09. Editorial

The editorial process is at the heart of publishing. However well a publisher markets and dissemi...

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Resources

07. Revenue models

COPIM Revenue Models Report, Definitions Business Models for OA Books Elli Gerakopoul...

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Membership programmes

07. Revenue models Five revenue models

Recent years have seen an increasing number of publishers launching membership programmes to prov...

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Book sales

07. Revenue models Five revenue models

Amongst the guides, there is broad consensus that while book sales are likely to be an important ...

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Book Processing Charges

07. Revenue models Five revenue models

Perhaps the most common way of funding Open Access publishing is for the publisher to charge a so...

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Key issues

06. Governance and accountability

As Judith Fathallah describes in the Governing Scholar-Led OA Book Publishers report the quest...

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Key issues

05. Organisation type

Having a legal form is not always necessary from day one – for example, punctum books grew organi...

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Questions to guide good practice

04. Brand building and reputation

What makes your press distinctive? Does your branding express your values and/or the interest...

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Case studies

04. Brand building and reputation

Language Science Press undertook a direct outreach campaign, as a way of generating support f...

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Key issues

04. Brand building and reputation

Many smaller or scholar-led publishers may have mixed feelings about engaging with questions of b...

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Case studies

03. Starting a new publisher

Ubiquity Press, an academic-led press and a publishing platform was launched in 2008 to suppo...

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Revenue Models for Open Access Monographs

02. Key resources and sources

Izabella Penier, Martin Eve and Tom Grady (2020). COPIM: Revenue Models for Open Access Monograph...

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OAPEN Toolkit

02. Key resources and sources

OAPEN (2023). OA Books Toolkit. https://oabooks-toolkit.org/ Short title: OAPEN Toolkit Thi...

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Jisc Interviews

02. Key resources and sources

Janneke Adema (2017). Interview transcriptions: Changing Publishing Ecologies. A Landscape Study ...

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Governing Scholar-Led OA Book Publishers

02. Key resources and sources

Judith Fathallah (2023). Governing Scholar-Led OA Book Publishers: Values, Practices, Barriers. C...

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New University Press Toolkit

02. Key resources and sources

Jisc (2021). New University Press Toolkit. https://www.jisc.ac.uk/guides/new-university-press-too...

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Resources

12. Dissemination and discoverability

NUP Toolkit, Dissemination Cookbook chapter 3.3 Open Book Publishers (no date). Dis...

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Resources

11. Metadata management

NUP Toolkit Graham Stone, Rupert Gatti, Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei, Javier Arias, Tobias ...

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Case studies

09. Editorial

Some examples of how different small and academic-led presses describe their editorial process: ...

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Resources

08. Copyright and licensing

Cookbook, Chapter 3.10 NUP Toolkit, Publishing books OAPEN Toolkit, Book contract and...

Updated 10 months ago by Joe Deville