Spotlight on Open Access Monographs: Collecting Stories from LIBER Libraries

« The transition to Open Access (OA) has accelerated in recent months thanks to international initiatives such as Plan S.
Many of the initiatives are, however, focused on journal articles as the dominant format for disseminating research and, in particular, the publishing patterns within fields such as science, technology or medicine.
The lack of incentives for publishing plans or grant applications for book projects (including monographs and edited collections) — and other forms of research outputs that require longer lead times and diverse funding models — is seen by many stakeholders as a major challenge to reach the goal of 100% OA. (…) »