May 23, 2022

ICYMI: Presentations and Resources From Academic-Led Publishing Day

Academic-Led Publishing Day took place on February 7th.

The goal of Academic-Led Publishing Day is to create an open dialogue about academic-led publishing programs and funding models – both current and potential – and to raise awareness about the roles and capabilities of different stakeholders in this space.

On-Demand recordings (and slides) of four presentations and discussions are available:

  • The Academy takes on publishing: OASPA Webinar in support of Academic Led Publishing Day
  • Why Academic-Led and Why Now: Academic-Led Publishing Day Panel Discussion
  • How to Start or Flip an Open Access Journal: Editors and publishers share their stories
  • OA Advocates Weigh in on Democratization of Academic Journals

Links to a number of other resources organized into three categories are also available. 

  • Academic-led publishing the what and why
  • Starting an academic-led journal or publishing program
  • Funding academic-led publishing initiatives

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( 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, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.