January 24, 2022

Amherst College Launches First All Open-Access College Press

From Digital Book World:

A new digital initiative from Amherst College will publish and give away peer-reviewed scholarly ebooks (and printable online versions too).

“We will be the first university or college press to publish books solely under an open-access model,” said Amherst College Librarian Bryn Geffert in a statement.

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See Also: Amherst College Press Web Site and FAQ

See Also: Video Overview of Project from Amherst College Librarian Bryn Geffert.

See Also: A New (Kind of) Scholarly Press (via Inside Higher Ed)

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