March 7, 2021

Open Access: “Funding Article Processing Charges” (New SPEC Published by ARL)

UPDATE 12/12/16 A Video Recording of an ARL Webcast: “Funding Article Processing Charges (APCs)” Recorded on December 7, 2016 is Embedded at the Bottom of this Post.

All ARL SPEC Kits are now available open access.

From the Description:

2016-11-01_11-54-16Funding Article Processing Charges (APCs), SPEC Kit 353, [is] an exploration of the strategies that ARL member institutions are using to address APCs. This SPEC Kit covers how the funds are established and how they are handled (e.g., policies, applications, budgets, administration, outreach activities, etc.), sources of funding, and whether and under what circumstances libraries are partnering with other units (or other libraries) to fund this aspect of open access.
This SPEC Kit includes examples of funding web pages, fund administration policies and procedures, promotional material, and job descriptions.
Funding Article Processing Charges (APCs) was written by:
Gail McMillan
Virginia Tech Libraries
Leslie O’Brien
Virginia Tech Libraries
Philip Young
Virginia Tech Libraries
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Recorded December 7, 2016

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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