” … In May–June 2022 the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) surveyed its US-based academic research libraries to better understand OA expenses. The survey asked respondents to categorize expenses into six areas of investment: read-and-publish or transitional agreements, article processing charges (APC) or OA funds, non-APC-based OA publishing models, institutional repository services, OA journal hosting and publishing services, and open monographs. This ARL report provides a summary and analysis of the aggregate data from the survey, provides charts on institutional responses and averages, and discusses some outcomes and next steps.
MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES
- Figshare integration is rolled out across further titles in the Nature portfolio, extending Springer Nature’s commitment to open science
- Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) Officially Launches Its Peer Review Information Service for Monographs (PRISM)
CONFERENCES, MEETINGS, & WEBINARS
Register for OCLC webinar Transforming Metadata: Improving Access to Federally Funded Research – “Join this November 30 webinar to learn about the role metadata plays in meeting the new recommendations from the US Office of Science and Technology Policy to increase public access to federally funded research, and how library staff can prepare now.
This session explores questions related to research data management, metadata that complies with agency guidelines, adoption of persistent identifiers like ORCID, and impacts for university presses. OCLC staff are joined by knowledgeable colleagues who are meeting these challenges head-on. …”