Open Access to academic books creates larger, more diverse and more equitable readerships

« Drawing on findings from one of the largest surveys of its kind to date, Mithu Lucraft demonstrates how Open Access to academic books has resulted in significantly larger and more diverse readerships for these books. As governments globally and in the UK reassess their commitments to OA monographs, she argues the findings make a compelling case for resolving the longstanding funding issues surrounding opening access to academic books. (…) »

source >, Mithu Lucraft, 3 mars 2021