The following is a model open-access policy in the Harvard style — with a freely waivable
rights-retaining license and a deposit requirement. This language is based on and
informed by the policies voted by several Harvard faculties, as well as MIT, Stanford University
School of Education, Duke University, and others. I have added some annotations
explaining why the wording is chosen as it is.
Further information explaining the motivation for and implementation of the Harvard
open-access policies is available at the web site of Harvard’s Office for Scholarly Communication
(http://osc.hul.harvard.edu/). Inquiries about the policy and this
model language can be made to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This document will be updated over time as further refinements are made to the policy.
This is revision 1.7 of April 17, 2010, 00:57:25. ·
Publishing humanities monographs in Open Access
OAPEN is a project in Open Access publishing for humanities and social sciences monographs. The consortium of University-based academic publishers who make up OAPEN believe that the time is ripe to bring the successes of scientific Open Access publishing to the humanities and social sciences.
The OAPEN partners are all active in the Open Access movement already, with details available on their pages on this site and on their own websites.
The project will find useful, exciting and beneficial ways of publishing scholarly work in Open Access, enhancing access to important peer reviewed research from across Europe. Most importantly it will find a financial model which is appropriate to scholarly humanities monographs, a publishing platform which is beneficial to all users and create a network of publishing partners across Europe and the rest of the world.
Amsterdam University Press
Georg-August Universität Göttingen
Museum Tusculanum Press
Manchester University Press
Presses Universitaires de Lyon
Firenze University Press
University of Amsterdam
Leiden University ·
The Economics of Open Access Publishing
Open Access Publishing is the free distribution of research, whether it is as a pre-print (working paper) or a peer-reviewed article. Since the creation of the web, more and more journal are choosing open access as their business model. One of them was recently Economic Analysis and Policy, published by the Economic Society of Australia (Queensland). To celebrate this, EAP has just published a special issue dedicated to the Economics of Open Access Publishing. Articles are written by economists discussing their experience with open access as well as by others involved in open access publishing. They cover the transition the publishing industry is currently undergoing, the surprisingly low cost of publishing an open access journal, the impact of open access and various open source aspects of the open access.
* Introduction, by Christian Zimmermann
* The Stratified Economics of Open Access, by John Willinsky
* But what have you done for me lately? Commercial Publishing, Scholarly Communication, and Open-Access, by John P. Conley and Myrna Wooders
* Publishing an E-Journal on a Shoe String: Is It a Sustainable Project?, by Piero Cavaleri. Michael Keren, Giovanni B. Ramello and Vittorio Valli
* Open Access Models and their Implications for the Players on the Scientific Publishing Market, by Steffen Bernius, Matthias Hanauske, Wolfgang König and Berndt Dugall
* Open Access Economics Journals and the Market for Reproducible Economic Research, by B.D. McCullough
* Estimating the Potential Impacts of Open Access to Research Findings, by John Houghton and Peter Sheehan
* The Economics of Open Bibliographic Data Provision, by Thomas Krichel and Christian Zimmermann
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