Library Technology Guides notes that “MIT Press announced the launch of its Direct-to-Open framework. In this model, rather than purchasing licenses to eBook titles individually or through packages, libraries pay annual participation fees that support open access book publishing…”
“The WVU Libraries‘ Collections Advisory Committee voted in Fall 2021 to commit to supporting D2O, which it sees as aligned with several goals established in its Strategic Roadmap, including leadership in the creation and dissemination of knowledge, social equity, and sustainability…”
MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES
- Plan S Journal Comparison Service: open for publishers to register and deposit price and service data
CONFERENCES, MEETINGS & WEBINARS
ACRL 2023 Paper, Panel, Workshop Proposals Due June 3 – “Higher education has changed dramatically over the last few years. Academic libraries are addressing an increased emphasis on remote learning, rising calls for social justice, and an acknowledged need for flexibility that supports a sustainable work-life balance. At the ACRL 2023 Conference, to be held March 15-18, 2023, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, you’ll explore these issues and more around the theme of “Forging the Future…”
“Academic Library Marketing 101: Identifying Priorities, Creating a Budget, and Tailoring your Message – Wed June 8 at 2:00 pm US Eastern, 11:00 am US Pacific.
“In this presentation, Stephanie Espinoza Villamor and Kimberly Shotick will help you learn how to create assessable outreach and marketing goals tied to institutional priorities. You’ll also learn how to draft a related budget and tailor your communication strategy.
“Academic librarians will get the most out of the presentation, though much content is applicable across all library types...” (Presented by NICHE Academy)