Fund to Mission: University of Michigan Press New Open Access Model

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The University of Michigan Press has been taking steps to develop a publishing program that aligns with the Press's mission and commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. This is why the Press is transitioning to an open access monograph model termed “Fund to Mission.” Join us to discuss the Press's transition to open.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the session, participants should be able to:

UMP's mission and goals around open access and sustainable infrastructure for the humanities and social sciences
Details about the open model, the transition timeline, and funding options
The impact and reach of open access scholarship from UMP authors


Sharla Lair | Senior Strategist, Open Access & Scholarly Communication Initiatives | LYRASIS

Network/consortia; Academic library: 4 year and graduate; Academic library: 2 year
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