This fund is aiming at supporting no-profit forms of Open Science and not intended to be dedicated to finance big commercial publishers’ Open Access options. The Fund is the initiative of the Library Open Science Office.
Examples of the initiatives funded are Cogitatio, a small publisher with four open access journals allowing EUI members to publish open access for free, the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), supporting the long-term sustainability of the world’s Open Science infrastructure, and the Open Access Publishing in European Networks (OAPEN) also sustained by Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services (SCOSS).
an independent Open Access publisher in the Humanities and Social Sciences in the UK: a not-for-profit Social Enterprise run by scholars who are committed to making high-quality research freely available to readers around the world.
This is an independent infrastructure organisation for open scholarship dedicated to the publication of open bibliographic and citation data.
It provides open-source software and free services for use by the global academic community and the general public. OpenCitations is managed by the Research Centre of Open Scholarship Metadata, a division of the Department of Classical Philology and Italian Studies (FICLIT) at the University of Bologna. The EUI agreed to and signed the OpenCitations Memorandum
News text launching the Opening the Future CEU
These two models achieves the dual objective of increasing collections and supporting Open Access. The Libraries’ package fees supporting the initiative financing future Open Access Books making them available to readers around the world. News text launching and OtF LUP
The Library is since November 2021 formally supporting member of Punctum books, a non-profit, public benefit corporation. Thereby we help to subsidize: 1) the publication of high-quality Open Access books in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Fine Arts, and Architecture & Design, with no publication fees imposed upon authors; and
2) the collaborative development and sustainable maintenance of open-source and community-owned infrastructure for open-access books in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Through the membership the library has a voting position on the Library Advisory Board; a discount on Punctum’s print editions. All current members
This is an online research platform which is bringing Open Access to scholarly materials and resources in the field of phenomenology.
Supporting libraries receive:
- Academic blogging platform: personalised technical support (offered to five of your researchers to design and manage blogs or conference websites and to strengthen the visibility of their work)
- 4 journals (Gold, APC free for institutional members)
- a membership in the Open Commons of Phenomenology Library Board, and benefits from standardized open data management in phenomenology
- Digital edition in TEI-XML of Husserliana Series (30 volumes)
- OCR-digitisation of 500 rare books