Citing a AAUPresses Announcement, infoDOCKET reports that “The TOME (Toward an Open Monograph Ecosystem) pilot is now in its fifth and final year, and the partner organizations—the Association of University Presses (AUPresses), the Association of American Universities (AAU), and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL)—are committed to a comprehensive assessment of the effectiveness of the program’s design and outcomes. As an initial component of such an assessment, the Association of University Presses (AUPresses) contracted with researchers Nancy Maron and Kim Schmelzinger to study the costs incurred by publishers in bringing TOME-supported Open Access (OA) monographs to the public…”
MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES
- Journal Article: “Building Capacities in Open Knowledge: Recommendations for Library and Information Science Professionals and Schools”
CONFERENCES, MEETINGS & WEBINARS
SSP announces 2022 New Directions in Scholarly Publishing Seminar – “The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) announced that it would hold its sixth annual New Directions in Scholarly Publishing Seminar on September 21–22 at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Conference Center in Washington, DC, and online.
“This year’s seminar, ‘Creating the New Possible: Shaping the Future from Lessons Learned,’ gathers experts in the field to review the latest developments and innovations in the industry and discuss how to collectively take the best of what was learned over the past few years into the future…”