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Library at the Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen joins Opening the Future

CEU Press is pleased to announce that the Library at the Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen (Institute for Human Sciences) in Vienna is one of the latest to subscribe to our Opening the Future collective funding programme. Founded as a place of encounter in 1982 by a young Polish philosopher and two German colleagues in neutral Austria, the Institute’s initial mission was to create a [...]

How can I persuade my institution to support collective funding for open access books? (Part One)

The first of a two-part blog post in which our colleagues at COPIM lay out the problems with BPCs (Book Processing Charges) and disentangle the various alternatives; in Part Two they outline practical steps to convince budget holders to invest in collective models instead."As part of our work at COPIM, we speak to a lot of librarians. Many are personally convinced of the need to support [...]

How can I persuade my institution to support collective funding for open access books? (Part One)

The first of a two-part blog post in which our colleagues at COPIM lay out the problems with BPCs (Book Processing Charges) and disentangle the various alternatives; in Part Two they outline practical steps to convince budget holders to invest in collective models instead."As part of our work at COPIM, we speak to a lot of librarians. Many are personally convinced of the need to support [...]

Central Library of Zürich joins Opening the Future at CEU Press

Central European University (CEU) Press is pleased to announce that the Central Library of Zürich / Zentralbibliothek Zürich is the latest to subscribe to our Opening the Future collective funding programme. Zentralbibliothek Zürich has signed up for the ‘OA Supporter Membership’ package. Some libraries may not need one of our backlist book packages but they still wish to access the future [...]

CEU Press announces release of 10th OA title funded by Opening the Future

Central European University (CEU) Press is pleased to announce the publication of another open access book that has been funded entirely by library members of the Opening the Future (OtF) programme. Available now, the OA book can be freely downloaded and read online, and can also be bought in print. Rolling Transition and the Role of Intellectuals: The Case of Hungary, András Bozóki. [...]

University of Birmingham becomes new Opening the Future member at CEU Press and Liverpool University Press

CEU Press and Liverpool University Press (LUP) are pleased to announce that the library at the University of Birmingham is a new member of the Opening the Future (OtF) programmes at both publishers. Birmingham has chosen to sign up to: At CEU Press: the Library Selection Package, which contains 50 eBooks selected by an independent panel of librarians on the history [...]

University of Birmingham becomes new Opening the Future member at Liverpool University Press and CEU Press

Liverpool University Press (LUP) and CEU Press are pleased to announce that the library at the University of Birmingham is a new member of the Opening the Future (OtF) programmes at both publishers. Birmingham has chosen to sign up to: At LUP: the Modern Languages Package which contains 37 eBooks on 'Contemporary Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures' and 'Liverpool Latin American Studies’, [...]

The Claremont Colleges Library becomes new Opening the Future member at LUP

Liverpool University Press is pleased to announce that the Claremont Colleges Library is the latest subscriber member to Opening the Future (OtF). The Claremont Colleges have subscribed to the Modern Languages Package which means their staff and students now have unlimited and concurrent access to 36 eBooks in two monograph series: Contemporary Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures, and Liverpool [...]

Ninth new CEU Press Open Access book funded by Opening the Future - now available online

Central European University (CEU) Press is pleased to present another new Open Access (OA) book funded by the Opening the Future library membership programme: The Historical Construction of National Consciousness. Selected Writings Jenő Szűcs. Edited by Gábor Klaniczay, Balázs Trencsényi, Gábor GyániA long essay entitled Three Historical Regions of Europe, appearing first in a samizdat [...]

University of Nottingham joins Opening the Future at CEU Press

The Library at University of Nottingham recently became a major subscriber member of CEU Press’s OA monograph funding programme.Nottingham has chosen to subscribe to all three packages of backlist eBooks at the press, enhancing the Library’s digital collection with a wide cross-section of 150 titles in total. With this membership subscription, staff and students at Nottingham now have access to [...]