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Open Access Publishing
Open Access Books - Toolkit
This OAPEN TOOLKIT "aims to help book authors to better understand open access book publishing and to increase trust in open access books. You will be able to find relevant articles on open access book publishing following the research lifecycle, by browsing frequently asked questions or by searching with keywords."
NEW: Author Rights & the SPARC Author Addendum
"The SPARC Author Addendum is a legal instrument that you can use to modify your copyright transfer agreements with non-open access journal publishers."
How to Publish an OA Book
A podcast (15:25 min) on the creation and content of the OA Publishing Toolkit, including dispelling myths about OA publishing,
Why publish OA?
What is open access publishing and how to publish OA? Source: The Open University, UK.
Open Access (OA) Explained - Video (8:23 min)
News & Events from the Publishing World
Open Access Books Network
"A place to discuss Open Access books": events, blog; voices from the OA Books Community.
Open Access Books Network (VIDEOS)
Voices from the OA Books Community
News, Events, Analysis from the Publishing World (PODCASTS)
"Beyond the Book brings you breaking news and thoughtful analysis from across the globe. Hear how leading authors, editors and publishers are managing digital change and thriving in a world of innovation."
"Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs is an international partnership of researchers, universities, librarians, open access book publishers and infrastructure providers."