ScholarLed open for membership applications
We are delighted and proud to announce that ScholarLed is now registered as a not-for-profit foundation in the Netherlands. We are run by a board drawn from the participating presses (see our bylaws here) and welcome like-minded scholar-led presses to join our consortium.
Safekeeping Diversity in Scholarly Communication: How ‘Transformative’ Are Recent Agreements?
The humanities should refrain from implementing a bad solution to a problem that they can avoid. Rather than spending time, energy and budget on transformative agreements with commercial publishers, they should set an example by making sure that alternatives flourish.
Trust and Transparency: Critical Ingredients for Open Access
These steps are the beginnings of a movement towards having more trusting and transparent conversations about open systems. If not, we face the risk that open systems will be co-opted by or become rife with the inequities we are aiming to eradicate from the current system.
ScholarLed to Pilot International Project for a Community-led Ecosystem for Open Access Book Publishing
ScholarLed to play a key role in the Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs (COPIM) project, supported by a £2.2 million grant from the Research England Development (RED) fund.