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Ambrose Featured Offer   
  • Ambrose Digital offers hundreds of college-level streaming videos on a range academic subjects, particularly arts, humanities, and sciences
  • Videos are available through subscription or in perpetuity - multi-year discounts are available
  • LYRASIS Members receive a 40% discount


Bloomsbury Products Special Offer   
  • Bloomsbury is offering discounts up to 25% off, depending on product
  • Special additional discounting for combined product orders
  • Deadline to participate is December 31, 2021


Central European University Press OA Monographs Initiative: Opening the Future   
  • The Central European University Press (CEUP) is transitioning to an open access monograph program through a new library membership initiative, Opening the Future
  • CEUP is an established leader in publishing books about the history of communism and transitions to democracy, reflecting its unique position between the East and the West
  • The new OA publishing model gives Opening the Future members access to a selection of CEUP’s extensive backlist, DRM free and with perpetual access to this backlist collection after three years of participation
  • The membership revenue will be used to make newly-published books openly accessible to anyone. When the annual revenue target is met and the entire monograph frontlist is openly accessible, future membership fee rates can be lowered
  • To join the international community that supports this initiative, register an institutional pledge at https://ceup.openingthefuture.net/
  • Want to learn more? Register for a free UKSG webinar about this program scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Eastern, Wednesday, October 13: Register for Webinar


Digital Solutions 2021 Fall Offer   
  • Digital Solutions is offering an additional 10% member discount on the digitization of large format items such as newspapers, maps, posters, drawings, blueprints, etc.
  • Master Enterprises, Inc. is offering an additional 10% member discount on the digitization of digitization of 16mm or 35mm microfilm or microfiche.
  • Projects must be quoted between October 1st and December 31st, 2021, and delivered to their facilities by March 15th, 2022
  • Please contact your member outreach representative to take advantage of this opportunity


DOAB and OAPEN Membership   
  • Contributing to DOAB and OAPEN provides an opportunity for your institution to invest in the long-term sustainability of open, reliable, and truly global infrastructure services for open access (OA) scholarly books.
  • Benefits of DOAB/OAPEN Membership include:
    • Free hosting, distribution and preservation service in the OAPEN Library for publishing entities affiliated with the contributing institution.
    • Metadata integration. Contributors are entitled to customised feeds, integrating the metadata of OAPEN and DOAB collections of OA books in MARC21 or other formats. Also available through knowledge bases, such as Ex Libris Primo, OCLC WorldCat, and EBSCO Discovery Service.
    • Usage reports. COUNTER-compliant usage reports including institutional (IP-based) and geolocation (regional) usage, shared on a regular basis.
    • Contributors are invited to give input to the continued development of the OAPEN and DOAB services on a yearly basis.
    • Acknowledgment of contributors on the DOAB and OAPEN websites and through DOAB and OAPEN twitter accounts.
    • New title alerts. Create custom queries to be alerted when new titles become available in the OAPEN Library.


Liverpool University Press OA Monographs Initiative: Opening the Future   
  • Liverpool University Press (LUP) is transitioning to an open access monograph program through a new library membership initiative, Opening the Future
  • LUP specializes in literature, modern languages, history, and film studies
  • The new OA publishing model gives Opening the Future members access to a selection of LUP’s extensive backlist, DRM free and with perpetual access to this backlist collection after three years of participation
  • The membership revenue will be used to make newly-published books openly accessible to anyone. When the annual revenue target is met and the entire monograph frontlist is openly accessible, future membership fee rates can be lowered
  • To join the international community that supports this initiative, register an institutional pledge at https://lup.openingthefuture.net/


LYRASIS United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Fund   
  • LYRASIS has negotiated an opportunity to support the fully OA ebook publishing of content at Springer Nature and possibly other future publishing partners that aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Goals are an urgent call to action for all countries to ensure peace and prosperity for all people and the planet into the future.
  • To learn more or to participate, please contact Jill Grogg.


Open Access Community Investment Program: Algebraic Combinatorics   
  • Algebraic Combinatorics (ALCO) is a peer-reviewed mathematics journal owned by mathematicians dedicated to free dissemination of research, and committed to non-APC Open Access publishing, with no fees for authors or readers.
  • ALCO Funding Goal
    • $25,000 by July 31, 2022
  • ALCO Funding Request
    • Level 1 | Baccalaureate/Associate's; Associate’s; Special Focus 4-year; Special Focus 2-Year; Tribal Colleges & Universities; Academic Departments | CRKN Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | $500
    • Level 2 | Master’s; Baccalaureate | CRKN Bands 6, 7, 8, 9 | $1,000
    • Level 3 | Doctoral | CRKN Bands 10, 11, 12, 13 | $1,500
    • Level 4 | Special Programs; Supporting Organizations; Funding Agencies; Consortia | $1,500+
  • Review ALCO's Investment Criteria Responses


Open Access Community Investment Program: History of Media Studies   
  • History of Media Studies (HMS) is a new, peer-reviewed, scholar-run, non-APC OA journal founded to augment understanding of the ways that media have been conceived, investigated, and studied around the world.
  • HMS Funding Goal
    • $12,500 by July 31, 2022
  • HMS Funding Request
    • Level 1 | Baccalaureate/Associate's; Associate’s; Special Focus 4-year; Special Focus 2-Year; Tribal Colleges & Universities; Academic Departments | CRKN Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | $250
    • Level 2 | Master’s; Baccalaureate | CRKN Bands 6, 7, 8, 9 | $500
    • Level 3 | Doctoral | CRKN Bands 10, 11, 12, 13 | $1,000
    • Level 4 | Special Programs; Supporting Organizations; Funding Agencies; Consortia | $1,000+
  • Review HMS's Investment Criteria Responses


Open Access Community Investment Program: Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication   
  • Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (JLSC) is a peer-reviewed open access journal particularly interested in the intersection of librarianship and publishing and the resulting role of libraries in both content dissemination and content creation.
  • JLSC Funding Goal
    • $18,000 by July 31, 2022
  • JLSC Funding Request
    • Level 1 | Baccalaureate/Associate's; Associate’s; Special Focus 4-year; Special Focus 2-Year; Tribal Colleges & Universities; Academic Departments | CRKN Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | $250
    • Level 2 | Master’s; Baccalaureate | CRKN Bands 6, 7, 8, 9 | $500
    • Level 3 | Doctoral | CRKN Bands 10, 11, 12, 13 | $1,000
    • Level 4 | Special Programs; Supporting Organizations; Funding Agencies; Consortia | $1,000+
  • Review JLSC's Investment Criteria Responses


Preserve South Fall 2021 Special Offer   
  • Preserve South is pleased to offer LYRASIS members an additional 10% discount on all projects, regardless of format
  • Projects must be quoted and delivered to their facilities between October 1st, 2021 and December 15th, 2021
  • Please contact your member outreach representative to take advantage of this opportunity


Project MUSE Group EBA Program | January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022   
  • Build-A-Group: Collectively contribute $20,000 in order to open up access to all MUSE EBA-eligible titles
  • Libraries will access the EBA-eligible titles for 12 months, and then select the titles for which they want continuing access at the end of that time
  • The number of titles a library is allowed to select is based on the amount contributed at the beginning of the program
  • Contributions will be tiered based on the Project MUSE Tier System
    • Tier 1: Minimum $1,000 contribution (Associates Institutions)
    • Tier 2: Minimum $2,000 contribution (Baccalaureate General and Baccalaureate/Associates Institutions)
    • Tier 3: Please inquire (Baccalaureate Liberal Arts and Masters II Institutions)
    • Tier 4: Please inquire (Masters I and Doctoral Research Intensive Institutions)
    • Tier 5: Not eligible for this group program (Doctoral Research Extensive Institutions)
  • How to express interest: Complete Project MUSE Build-A-Group Survey
  • Deadline to commit to participate: November 5, 2021


punctum books Supporting Library Membership Program   
  • punctum books is an open access and print-on-demand independent publisher dedicated to radically creative modes of intellectual inquiry of high-quality academic books in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Fine Arts, and Architecture & Design
  • The punctum books Supporting Library Membership Program provides an opportunity for the library community to support:
    1. The publication of high-quality open-access books in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Fine Arts, and Architecture & Design, with no publication fees imposed upon authors; and
    2. The collaborative development and sustainable maintenance of open-source and community-owned infrastructure for open-access books in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • North American institutional pricing is tiered and participation can be for one-year, three-year, or five-year commitments


Social Explorer Fall 2021 Special Offer   
  • Social Explorer is a web-based mapping and data visualization tool that supports institutions by providing a rich depository of datasets, class lecture modules, data stories, as well as an intuitive and easy to use interface.
  • Social Explorer is providing LYRASIS Members an extended three-month trial followed by a reduced prorated 6 month subscription to any new subscribers.
  • Deadline to participate is December 31, 2021


Springer Nature eBook Collection Offer   
LYRASIS has partnered with Springer Nature to offer special discounting for members wishing to purchase 2005-2022 Springer Nature eBook collections:
  • 10% off all 21 Springer Nature eBooks collections (STEM & HSS)
  • Discount is available for any subject collections not purchased in the last 2 calendar years.
  • Offer expires November 19, 2021


The Washington Post Campus Wide Offer   
  • Washington Post is offering LYRASIS Members the new Hybrid Solution model
  • This model blends IP-based Site License and log-in based Group Subscription access
  • The additional login option enables individual users to register themselves (like NYT) for additional access benefits
  • The regular rate is $1.50 per FTE, but through December 15, 2021, The Washington Post is dropping this to $1.25 per FTE
  • The special rate is for 12 months of access only but can be locked in under a multi-year agreement for a 2- or 3- year term


University of Michigan Press "Fund to Mission" OA Monographs Program   
  • The University of Michigan Press is now transitioning to an Open Access (OA) monograph model called “Fund to Mission.”
  • Every library investment in UMP EBC supports the Press’s transition to open access.
  • A 5% discount will be applied to the purchase of any of the following collections with a commitment to purchase made by December 17, 2021.
    • The Transitional Collection (2021 – 2023)
      • Upfront purchase of 2021, 2022, and 2023 frontlists
      • Libraries will own these titles in perpetuity as they become available and will have term access to the backlist through 2023.
    • 2021 Frontlist Collection (including complementary term access to backlist)
    • 2022 Frontlist Collection (including complementary term access to backlist)
    • Single Year Backlist Collection (2012 – 2020)
    • Complete Backlist Collection (20212 – 2020)
    • UMP EBC All Books Collection
  • Additional 5% with combined purchase of the 2021 Frontlist, 2022 Frontlist and Complete Backlist (2012 - 2020) with a commitment to purchase made by December 17, 2021


Ambrose Featured Offer   
  • Ambrose Digital offers hundreds of college-level streaming videos on a range academic subjects, particularly arts, humanities, and sciences
  • Videos are available through subscription or in perpetuity - multi-year discounts are available
  • LYRASIS Members receive a 40% discount


Liverpool University Press OA Monographs Initiative: Opening the Future   
  • Liverpool University Press (LUP) is transitioning to an open access monograph program through a new library membership initiative, Opening the Future
  • LUP specializes in literature, modern languages, history, and film studies
  • The new OA publishing model gives Opening the Future members access to a selection of LUP’s extensive backlist, DRM free and with perpetual access to this backlist collection after three years of participation
  • The membership revenue will be used to make newly-published books openly accessible to anyone. When the annual revenue target is met and the entire monograph frontlist is openly accessible, future membership fee rates can be lowered
  • To join the international community that supports this initiative, register an institutional pledge at https://lup.openingthefuture.net/


Open Access Community Investment Program: Algebraic Combinatorics   
  • Algebraic Combinatorics (ALCO) is a peer-reviewed mathematics journal owned by mathematicians dedicated to free dissemination of research, and committed to non-APC Open Access publishing, with no fees for authors or readers.
  • ALCO Funding Goal
    • $25,000 by July 31, 2022
  • ALCO Funding Request
    • Level 1 | Baccalaureate/Associate's; Associate’s; Special Focus 4-year; Special Focus 2-Year; Tribal Colleges & Universities; Academic Departments | CRKN Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | $500
    • Level 2 | Master’s; Baccalaureate | CRKN Bands 6, 7, 8, 9 | $1,000
    • Level 3 | Doctoral | CRKN Bands 10, 11, 12, 13 | $1,500
    • Level 4 | Special Programs; Supporting Organizations; Funding Agencies; Consortia | $1,500+
  • Review ALCO's Investment Criteria Responses


Open Access Community Investment Program: History of Media Studies   
  • History of Media Studies (HMS) is a new, peer-reviewed, scholar-run, non-APC OA journal founded to augment understanding of the ways that media have been conceived, investigated, and studied around the world.
  • HMS Funding Goal
    • $12,500 by July 31, 2022
  • HMS Funding Request
    • Level 1 | Baccalaureate/Associate's; Associate’s; Special Focus 4-year; Special Focus 2-Year; Tribal Colleges & Universities; Academic Departments | CRKN Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | $250
    • Level 2 | Master’s; Baccalaureate | CRKN Bands 6, 7, 8, 9 | $500
    • Level 3 | Doctoral | CRKN Bands 10, 11, 12, 13 | $1,000
    • Level 4 | Special Programs; Supporting Organizations; Funding Agencies; Consortia | $1,000+
  • Review HMS's Investment Criteria Responses


Open Access Community Investment Program: Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication   
  • Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (JLSC) is a peer-reviewed open access journal particularly interested in the intersection of librarianship and publishing and the resulting role of libraries in both content dissemination and content creation.
  • JLSC Funding Goal
    • $18,000 by July 31, 2022
  • JLSC Funding Request
    • Level 1 | Baccalaureate/Associate's; Associate’s; Special Focus 4-year; Special Focus 2-Year; Tribal Colleges & Universities; Academic Departments | CRKN Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | $250
    • Level 2 | Master’s; Baccalaureate | CRKN Bands 6, 7, 8, 9 | $500
    • Level 3 | Doctoral | CRKN Bands 10, 11, 12, 13 | $1,000
    • Level 4 | Special Programs; Supporting Organizations; Funding Agencies; Consortia | $1,000+
  • Review JLSC's Investment Criteria Responses


Bloomsbury Products Special Offer   
  • Bloomsbury is offering discounts up to 25% off, depending on product
  • Special additional discounting for combined product orders
  • Deadline to participate is December 31, 2021


Central European University Press OA Monographs Initiative: Opening the Future   
  • The Central European University Press (CEUP) is transitioning to an open access monograph program through a new library membership initiative, Opening the Future
  • CEUP is an established leader in publishing books about the history of communism and transitions to democracy, reflecting its unique position between the East and the West
  • The new OA publishing model gives Opening the Future members access to a selection of CEUP’s extensive backlist, DRM free and with perpetual access to this backlist collection after three years of participation
  • The membership revenue will be used to make newly-published books openly accessible to anyone. When the annual revenue target is met and the entire monograph frontlist is openly accessible, future membership fee rates can be lowered
  • To join the international community that supports this initiative, register an institutional pledge at https://ceup.openingthefuture.net/
  • Want to learn more? Register for a free UKSG webinar about this program scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Eastern, Wednesday, October 13: Register for Webinar


Digital Solutions 2021 Fall Offer   
  • Digital Solutions is offering an additional 10% member discount on the digitization of large format items such as newspapers, maps, posters, drawings, blueprints, etc.
  • Master Enterprises, Inc. is offering an additional 10% member discount on the digitization of digitization of 16mm or 35mm microfilm or microfiche.
  • Projects must be quoted between October 1st and December 31st, 2021, and delivered to their facilities by March 15th, 2022
  • Please contact your member outreach representative to take advantage of this opportunity


DOAB and OAPEN Membership   
  • Contributing to DOAB and OAPEN provides an opportunity for your institution to invest in the long-term sustainability of open, reliable, and truly global infrastructure services for open access (OA) scholarly books.
  • Benefits of DOAB/OAPEN Membership include:
    • Free hosting, distribution and preservation service in the OAPEN Library for publishing entities affiliated with the contributing institution.
    • Metadata integration. Contributors are entitled to customised feeds, integrating the metadata of OAPEN and DOAB collections of OA books in MARC21 or other formats. Also available through knowledge bases, such as Ex Libris Primo, OCLC WorldCat, and EBSCO Discovery Service.
    • Usage reports. COUNTER-compliant usage reports including institutional (IP-based) and geolocation (regional) usage, shared on a regular basis.
    • Contributors are invited to give input to the continued development of the OAPEN and DOAB services on a yearly basis.
    • Acknowledgment of contributors on the DOAB and OAPEN websites and through DOAB and OAPEN twitter accounts.
    • New title alerts. Create custom queries to be alerted when new titles become available in the OAPEN Library.


LYRASIS United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Fund   
  • LYRASIS has negotiated an opportunity to support the fully OA ebook publishing of content at Springer Nature and possibly other future publishing partners that aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Goals are an urgent call to action for all countries to ensure peace and prosperity for all people and the planet into the future.
  • To learn more or to participate, please contact Jill Grogg.


Preserve South Fall 2021 Special Offer   
  • Preserve South is pleased to offer LYRASIS members an additional 10% discount on all projects, regardless of format
  • Projects must be quoted and delivered to their facilities between October 1st, 2021 and December 15th, 2021
  • Please contact your member outreach representative to take advantage of this opportunity


Project MUSE Group EBA Program | January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022   
  • Build-A-Group: Collectively contribute $20,000 in order to open up access to all MUSE EBA-eligible titles
  • Libraries will access the EBA-eligible titles for 12 months, and then select the titles for which they want continuing access at the end of that time
  • The number of titles a library is allowed to select is based on the amount contributed at the beginning of the program
  • Contributions will be tiered based on the Project MUSE Tier System
    • Tier 1: Minimum $1,000 contribution (Associates Institutions)
    • Tier 2: Minimum $2,000 contribution (Baccalaureate General and Baccalaureate/Associates Institutions)
    • Tier 3: Please inquire (Baccalaureate Liberal Arts and Masters II Institutions)
    • Tier 4: Please inquire (Masters I and Doctoral Research Intensive Institutions)
    • Tier 5: Not eligible for this group program (Doctoral Research Extensive Institutions)
  • How to express interest: Complete Project MUSE Build-A-Group Survey
  • Deadline to commit to participate: November 5, 2021


punctum books Supporting Library Membership Program   
  • punctum books is an open access and print-on-demand independent publisher dedicated to radically creative modes of intellectual inquiry of high-quality academic books in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Fine Arts, and Architecture & Design
  • The punctum books Supporting Library Membership Program provides an opportunity for the library community to support:
    1. The publication of high-quality open-access books in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Fine Arts, and Architecture & Design, with no publication fees imposed upon authors; and
    2. The collaborative development and sustainable maintenance of open-source and community-owned infrastructure for open-access books in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • North American institutional pricing is tiered and participation can be for one-year, three-year, or five-year commitments


Social Explorer Fall 2021 Special Offer   
  • Social Explorer is a web-based mapping and data visualization tool that supports institutions by providing a rich depository of datasets, class lecture modules, data stories, as well as an intuitive and easy to use interface.
  • Social Explorer is providing LYRASIS Members an extended three-month trial followed by a reduced prorated 6 month subscription to any new subscribers.
  • Deadline to participate is December 31, 2021


Springer Nature eBook Collection Offer   
LYRASIS has partnered with Springer Nature to offer special discounting for members wishing to purchase 2005-2022 Springer Nature eBook collections:
  • 10% off all 21 Springer Nature eBooks collections (STEM & HSS)
  • Discount is available for any subject collections not purchased in the last 2 calendar years.
  • Offer expires November 19, 2021


The Washington Post Campus Wide Offer   
  • Washington Post is offering LYRASIS Members the new Hybrid Solution model
  • This model blends IP-based Site License and log-in based Group Subscription access
  • The additional login option enables individual users to register themselves (like NYT) for additional access benefits
  • The regular rate is $1.50 per FTE, but through December 15, 2021, The Washington Post is dropping this to $1.25 per FTE
  • The special rate is for 12 months of access only but can be locked in under a multi-year agreement for a 2- or 3- year term


University of Michigan Press "Fund to Mission" OA Monographs Program   
  • The University of Michigan Press is now transitioning to an Open Access (OA) monograph model called “Fund to Mission.”
  • Every library investment in UMP EBC supports the Press’s transition to open access.
  • A 5% discount will be applied to the purchase of any of the following collections with a commitment to purchase made by December 17, 2021.
    • The Transitional Collection (2021 – 2023)
      • Upfront purchase of 2021, 2022, and 2023 frontlists
      • Libraries will own these titles in perpetuity as they become available and will have term access to the backlist through 2023.
    • 2021 Frontlist Collection (including complementary term access to backlist)
    • 2022 Frontlist Collection (including complementary term access to backlist)
    • Single Year Backlist Collection (2012 – 2020)
    • Complete Backlist Collection (20212 – 2020)
    • UMP EBC All Books Collection
  • Additional 5% with combined purchase of the 2021 Frontlist, 2022 Frontlist and Complete Backlist (2012 - 2020) with a commitment to purchase made by December 17, 2021


Central European University Press OA Monographs Initiative: Opening the Future   
  • The Central European University Press (CEUP) is transitioning to an open access monograph program through a new library membership initiative, Opening the Future
  • CEUP is an established leader in publishing books about the history of communism and transitions to democracy, reflecting its unique position between the East and the West
  • The new OA publishing model gives Opening the Future members access to a selection of CEUP’s extensive backlist, DRM free and with perpetual access to this backlist collection after three years of participation
  • The membership revenue will be used to make newly-published books openly accessible to anyone. When the annual revenue target is met and the entire monograph frontlist is openly accessible, future membership fee rates can be lowered
  • To join the international community that supports this initiative, register an institutional pledge at https://ceup.openingthefuture.net/
  • Want to learn more? Register for a free UKSG webinar about this program scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Eastern, Wednesday, October 13: Register for Webinar


DOAB and OAPEN Membership   
  • Contributing to DOAB and OAPEN provides an opportunity for your institution to invest in the long-term sustainability of open, reliable, and truly global infrastructure services for open access (OA) scholarly books.
  • Benefits of DOAB/OAPEN Membership include:
    • Free hosting, distribution and preservation service in the OAPEN Library for publishing entities affiliated with the contributing institution.
    • Metadata integration. Contributors are entitled to customised feeds, integrating the metadata of OAPEN and DOAB collections of OA books in MARC21 or other formats. Also available through knowledge bases, such as Ex Libris Primo, OCLC WorldCat, and EBSCO Discovery Service.
    • Usage reports. COUNTER-compliant usage reports including institutional (IP-based) and geolocation (regional) usage, shared on a regular basis.
    • Contributors are invited to give input to the continued development of the OAPEN and DOAB services on a yearly basis.
    • Acknowledgment of contributors on the DOAB and OAPEN websites and through DOAB and OAPEN twitter accounts.
    • New title alerts. Create custom queries to be alerted when new titles become available in the OAPEN Library.


Liverpool University Press OA Monographs Initiative: Opening the Future   
  • Liverpool University Press (LUP) is transitioning to an open access monograph program through a new library membership initiative, Opening the Future
  • LUP specializes in literature, modern languages, history, and film studies
  • The new OA publishing model gives Opening the Future members access to a selection of LUP’s extensive backlist, DRM free and with perpetual access to this backlist collection after three years of participation
  • The membership revenue will be used to make newly-published books openly accessible to anyone. When the annual revenue target is met and the entire monograph frontlist is openly accessible, future membership fee rates can be lowered
  • To join the international community that supports this initiative, register an institutional pledge at https://lup.openingthefuture.net/


Open Access Community Investment Program: History of Media Studies   
  • History of Media Studies (HMS) is a new, peer-reviewed, scholar-run, non-APC OA journal founded to augment understanding of the ways that media have been conceived, investigated, and studied around the world.
  • HMS Funding Goal
    • $12,500 by July 31, 2022
  • HMS Funding Request
    • Level 1 | Baccalaureate/Associate's; Associate’s; Special Focus 4-year; Special Focus 2-Year; Tribal Colleges & Universities; Academic Departments | CRKN Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | $250
    • Level 2 | Master’s; Baccalaureate | CRKN Bands 6, 7, 8, 9 | $500
    • Level 3 | Doctoral | CRKN Bands 10, 11, 12, 13 | $1,000
    • Level 4 | Special Programs; Supporting Organizations; Funding Agencies; Consortia | $1,000+
  • Review HMS's Investment Criteria Responses


Project MUSE Group EBA Program | January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022   
  • Build-A-Group: Collectively contribute $20,000 in order to open up access to all MUSE EBA-eligible titles
  • Libraries will access the EBA-eligible titles for 12 months, and then select the titles for which they want continuing access at the end of that time
  • The number of titles a library is allowed to select is based on the amount contributed at the beginning of the program
  • Contributions will be tiered based on the Project MUSE Tier System
    • Tier 1: Minimum $1,000 contribution (Associates Institutions)
    • Tier 2: Minimum $2,000 contribution (Baccalaureate General and Baccalaureate/Associates Institutions)
    • Tier 3: Please inquire (Baccalaureate Liberal Arts and Masters II Institutions)
    • Tier 4: Please inquire (Masters I and Doctoral Research Intensive Institutions)
    • Tier 5: Not eligible for this group program (Doctoral Research Extensive Institutions)
  • How to express interest: Complete Project MUSE Build-A-Group Survey
  • Deadline to commit to participate: November 5, 2021


punctum books Supporting Library Membership Program   
  • punctum books is an open access and print-on-demand independent publisher dedicated to radically creative modes of intellectual inquiry of high-quality academic books in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Fine Arts, and Architecture & Design
  • The punctum books Supporting Library Membership Program provides an opportunity for the library community to support:
    1. The publication of high-quality open-access books in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Fine Arts, and Architecture & Design, with no publication fees imposed upon authors; and
    2. The collaborative development and sustainable maintenance of open-source and community-owned infrastructure for open-access books in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • North American institutional pricing is tiered and participation can be for one-year, three-year, or five-year commitments


University of Michigan Press "Fund to Mission" OA Monographs Program   
  • The University of Michigan Press is now transitioning to an Open Access (OA) monograph model called “Fund to Mission.”
  • Every library investment in UMP EBC supports the Press’s transition to open access.
  • A 5% discount will be applied to the purchase of any of the following collections with a commitment to purchase made by December 17, 2021.
    • The Transitional Collection (2021 – 2023)
      • Upfront purchase of 2021, 2022, and 2023 frontlists
      • Libraries will own these titles in perpetuity as they become available and will have term access to the backlist through 2023.
    • 2021 Frontlist Collection (including complementary term access to backlist)
    • 2022 Frontlist Collection (including complementary term access to backlist)
    • Single Year Backlist Collection (2012 – 2020)
    • Complete Backlist Collection (20212 – 2020)
    • UMP EBC All Books Collection
  • Additional 5% with combined purchase of the 2021 Frontlist, 2022 Frontlist and Complete Backlist (2012 - 2020) with a commitment to purchase made by December 17, 2021


Central European University Press OA Monographs Initiative: Opening the Future   
  • The Central European University Press (CEUP) is transitioning to an open access monograph program through a new library membership initiative, Opening the Future
  • CEUP is an established leader in publishing books about the history of communism and transitions to democracy, reflecting its unique position between the East and the West
  • The new OA publishing model gives Opening the Future members access to a selection of CEUP’s extensive backlist, DRM free and with perpetual access to this backlist collection after three years of participation
  • The membership revenue will be used to make newly-published books openly accessible to anyone. When the annual revenue target is met and the entire monograph frontlist is openly accessible, future membership fee rates can be lowered
  • To join the international community that supports this initiative, register an institutional pledge at https://ceup.openingthefuture.net/
  • Want to learn more? Register for a free UKSG webinar about this program scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Eastern, Wednesday, October 13: Register for Webinar


DOAB and OAPEN Membership   
  • Contributing to DOAB and OAPEN provides an opportunity for your institution to invest in the long-term sustainability of open, reliable, and truly global infrastructure services for open access (OA) scholarly books.
  • Benefits of DOAB/OAPEN Membership include:
    • Free hosting, distribution and preservation service in the OAPEN Library for publishing entities affiliated with the contributing institution.
    • Metadata integration. Contributors are entitled to customised feeds, integrating the metadata of OAPEN and DOAB collections of OA books in MARC21 or other formats. Also available through knowledge bases, such as Ex Libris Primo, OCLC WorldCat, and EBSCO Discovery Service.
    • Usage reports. COUNTER-compliant usage reports including institutional (IP-based) and geolocation (regional) usage, shared on a regular basis.
    • Contributors are invited to give input to the continued development of the OAPEN and DOAB services on a yearly basis.
    • Acknowledgment of contributors on the DOAB and OAPEN websites and through DOAB and OAPEN twitter accounts.
    • New title alerts. Create custom queries to be alerted when new titles become available in the OAPEN Library.


Liverpool University Press OA Monographs Initiative: Opening the Future   
  • Liverpool University Press (LUP) is transitioning to an open access monograph program through a new library membership initiative, Opening the Future
  • LUP specializes in literature, modern languages, history, and film studies
  • The new OA publishing model gives Opening the Future members access to a selection of LUP’s extensive backlist, DRM free and with perpetual access to this backlist collection after three years of participation
  • The membership revenue will be used to make newly-published books openly accessible to anyone. When the annual revenue target is met and the entire monograph frontlist is openly accessible, future membership fee rates can be lowered
  • To join the international community that supports this initiative, register an institutional pledge at https://lup.openingthefuture.net/


LYRASIS United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Fund   
  • LYRASIS has negotiated an opportunity to support the fully OA ebook publishing of content at Springer Nature and possibly other future publishing partners that aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Goals are an urgent call to action for all countries to ensure peace and prosperity for all people and the planet into the future.
  • To learn more or to participate, please contact Jill Grogg.


Project MUSE Group EBA Program | January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022   
  • Build-A-Group: Collectively contribute $20,000 in order to open up access to all MUSE EBA-eligible titles
  • Libraries will access the EBA-eligible titles for 12 months, and then select the titles for which they want continuing access at the end of that time
  • The number of titles a library is allowed to select is based on the amount contributed at the beginning of the program
  • Contributions will be tiered based on the Project MUSE Tier System
    • Tier 1: Minimum $1,000 contribution (Associates Institutions)
    • Tier 2: Minimum $2,000 contribution (Baccalaureate General and Baccalaureate/Associates Institutions)
    • Tier 3: Please inquire (Baccalaureate Liberal Arts and Masters II Institutions)
    • Tier 4: Please inquire (Masters I and Doctoral Research Intensive Institutions)
    • Tier 5: Not eligible for this group program (Doctoral Research Extensive Institutions)
  • How to express interest: Complete Project MUSE Build-A-Group Survey
  • Deadline to commit to participate: November 5, 2021


punctum books Supporting Library Membership Program   
  • punctum books is an open access and print-on-demand independent publisher dedicated to radically creative modes of intellectual inquiry of high-quality academic books in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Fine Arts, and Architecture & Design
  • The punctum books Supporting Library Membership Program provides an opportunity for the library community to support:
    1. The publication of high-quality open-access books in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Fine Arts, and Architecture & Design, with no publication fees imposed upon authors; and
    2. The collaborative development and sustainable maintenance of open-source and community-owned infrastructure for open-access books in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • North American institutional pricing is tiered and participation can be for one-year, three-year, or five-year commitments


Springer Nature eBook Collection Offer   
LYRASIS has partnered with Springer Nature to offer special discounting for members wishing to purchase 2005-2022 Springer Nature eBook collections:
  • 10% off all 21 Springer Nature eBooks collections (STEM & HSS)
  • Discount is available for any subject collections not purchased in the last 2 calendar years.
  • Offer expires November 19, 2021


University of Michigan Press "Fund to Mission" OA Monographs Program   
  • The University of Michigan Press is now transitioning to an Open Access (OA) monograph model called “Fund to Mission.”
  • Every library investment in UMP EBC supports the Press’s transition to open access.
  • A 5% discount will be applied to the purchase of any of the following collections with a commitment to purchase made by December 17, 2021.
    • The Transitional Collection (2021 – 2023)
      • Upfront purchase of 2021, 2022, and 2023 frontlists
      • Libraries will own these titles in perpetuity as they become available and will have term access to the backlist through 2023.
    • 2021 Frontlist Collection (including complementary term access to backlist)
    • 2022 Frontlist Collection (including complementary term access to backlist)
    • Single Year Backlist Collection (2012 – 2020)
    • Complete Backlist Collection (20212 – 2020)
    • UMP EBC All Books Collection
  • Additional 5% with combined purchase of the 2021 Frontlist, 2022 Frontlist and Complete Backlist (2012 - 2020) with a commitment to purchase made by December 17, 2021


Open Access Community Investment Program: Algebraic Combinatorics   
  • Algebraic Combinatorics (ALCO) is a peer-reviewed mathematics journal owned by mathematicians dedicated to free dissemination of research, and committed to non-APC Open Access publishing, with no fees for authors or readers.
  • ALCO Funding Goal
    • $25,000 by July 31, 2022
  • ALCO Funding Request
    • Level 1 | Baccalaureate/Associate's; Associate’s; Special Focus 4-year; Special Focus 2-Year; Tribal Colleges & Universities; Academic Departments | CRKN Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | $500
    • Level 2 | Master’s; Baccalaureate | CRKN Bands 6, 7, 8, 9 | $1,000
    • Level 3 | Doctoral | CRKN Bands 10, 11, 12, 13 | $1,500
    • Level 4 | Special Programs; Supporting Organizations; Funding Agencies; Consortia | $1,500+
  • Review ALCO's Investment Criteria Responses


Open Access Community Investment Program: History of Media Studies   
  • History of Media Studies (HMS) is a new, peer-reviewed, scholar-run, non-APC OA journal founded to augment understanding of the ways that media have been conceived, investigated, and studied around the world.
  • HMS Funding Goal
    • $12,500 by July 31, 2022
  • HMS Funding Request
    • Level 1 | Baccalaureate/Associate's; Associate’s; Special Focus 4-year; Special Focus 2-Year; Tribal Colleges & Universities; Academic Departments | CRKN Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | $250
    • Level 2 | Master’s; Baccalaureate | CRKN Bands 6, 7, 8, 9 | $500
    • Level 3 | Doctoral | CRKN Bands 10, 11, 12, 13 | $1,000
    • Level 4 | Special Programs; Supporting Organizations; Funding Agencies; Consortia | $1,000+
  • Review HMS's Investment Criteria Responses


Open Access Community Investment Program: Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication   
  • Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (JLSC) is a peer-reviewed open access journal particularly interested in the intersection of librarianship and publishing and the resulting role of libraries in both content dissemination and content creation.
  • JLSC Funding Goal
    • $18,000 by July 31, 2022
  • JLSC Funding Request
    • Level 1 | Baccalaureate/Associate's; Associate’s; Special Focus 4-year; Special Focus 2-Year; Tribal Colleges & Universities; Academic Departments | CRKN Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | $250
    • Level 2 | Master’s; Baccalaureate | CRKN Bands 6, 7, 8, 9 | $500
    • Level 3 | Doctoral | CRKN Bands 10, 11, 12, 13 | $1,000
    • Level 4 | Special Programs; Supporting Organizations; Funding Agencies; Consortia | $1,000+
  • Review JLSC's Investment Criteria Responses


Central European University Press OA Monographs Initiative: Opening the Future   
  • The Central European University Press (CEUP) is transitioning to an open access monograph program through a new library membership initiative, Opening the Future
  • CEUP is an established leader in publishing books about the history of communism and transitions to democracy, reflecting its unique position between the East and the West
  • The new OA publishing model gives Opening the Future members access to a selection of CEUP’s extensive backlist, DRM free and with perpetual access to this backlist collection after three years of participation
  • The membership revenue will be used to make newly-published books openly accessible to anyone. When the annual revenue target is met and the entire monograph frontlist is openly accessible, future membership fee rates can be lowered
  • To join the international community that supports this initiative, register an institutional pledge at https://ceup.openingthefuture.net/
  • Want to learn more? Register for a free UKSG webinar about this program scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Eastern, Wednesday, October 13: Register for Webinar


DOAB and OAPEN Membership   
  • Contributing to DOAB and OAPEN provides an opportunity for your institution to invest in the long-term sustainability of open, reliable, and truly global infrastructure services for open access (OA) scholarly books.
  • Benefits of DOAB/OAPEN Membership include:
    • Free hosting, distribution and preservation service in the OAPEN Library for publishing entities affiliated with the contributing institution.
    • Metadata integration. Contributors are entitled to customised feeds, integrating the metadata of OAPEN and DOAB collections of OA books in MARC21 or other formats. Also available through knowledge bases, such as Ex Libris Primo, OCLC WorldCat, and EBSCO Discovery Service.
    • Usage reports. COUNTER-compliant usage reports including institutional (IP-based) and geolocation (regional) usage, shared on a regular basis.
    • Contributors are invited to give input to the continued development of the OAPEN and DOAB services on a yearly basis.
    • Acknowledgment of contributors on the DOAB and OAPEN websites and through DOAB and OAPEN twitter accounts.
    • New title alerts. Create custom queries to be alerted when new titles become available in the OAPEN Library.


Liverpool University Press OA Monographs Initiative: Opening the Future   
  • Liverpool University Press (LUP) is transitioning to an open access monograph program through a new library membership initiative, Opening the Future
  • LUP specializes in literature, modern languages, history, and film studies
  • The new OA publishing model gives Opening the Future members access to a selection of LUP’s extensive backlist, DRM free and with perpetual access to this backlist collection after three years of participation
  • The membership revenue will be used to make newly-published books openly accessible to anyone. When the annual revenue target is met and the entire monograph frontlist is openly accessible, future membership fee rates can be lowered
  • To join the international community that supports this initiative, register an institutional pledge at https://lup.openingthefuture.net/


Project MUSE Group EBA Program | January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022   
  • Build-A-Group: Collectively contribute $20,000 in order to open up access to all MUSE EBA-eligible titles
  • Libraries will access the EBA-eligible titles for 12 months, and then select the titles for which they want continuing access at the end of that time
  • The number of titles a library is allowed to select is based on the amount contributed at the beginning of the program
  • Contributions will be tiered based on the Project MUSE Tier System
    • Tier 1: Minimum $1,000 contribution (Associates Institutions)
    • Tier 2: Minimum $2,000 contribution (Baccalaureate General and Baccalaureate/Associates Institutions)
    • Tier 3: Please inquire (Baccalaureate Liberal Arts and Masters II Institutions)
    • Tier 4: Please inquire (Masters I and Doctoral Research Intensive Institutions)
    • Tier 5: Not eligible for this group program (Doctoral Research Extensive Institutions)
  • How to express interest: Complete Project MUSE Build-A-Group Survey
  • Deadline to commit to participate: November 5, 2021


punctum books Supporting Library Membership Program   
  • punctum books is an open access and print-on-demand independent publisher dedicated to radically creative modes of intellectual inquiry of high-quality academic books in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Fine Arts, and Architecture & Design
  • The punctum books Supporting Library Membership Program provides an opportunity for the library community to support:
    1. The publication of high-quality open-access books in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Fine Arts, and Architecture & Design, with no publication fees imposed upon authors; and
    2. The collaborative development and sustainable maintenance of open-source and community-owned infrastructure for open-access books in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • North American institutional pricing is tiered and participation can be for one-year, three-year, or five-year commitments


University of Michigan Press "Fund to Mission" OA Monographs Program   
  • The University of Michigan Press is now transitioning to an Open Access (OA) monograph model called “Fund to Mission.”
  • Every library investment in UMP EBC supports the Press’s transition to open access.
  • A 5% discount will be applied to the purchase of any of the following collections with a commitment to purchase made by December 17, 2021.
    • The Transitional Collection (2021 – 2023)
      • Upfront purchase of 2021, 2022, and 2023 frontlists
      • Libraries will own these titles in perpetuity as they become available and will have term access to the backlist through 2023.
    • 2021 Frontlist Collection (including complementary term access to backlist)
    • 2022 Frontlist Collection (including complementary term access to backlist)
    • Single Year Backlist Collection (2012 – 2020)
    • Complete Backlist Collection (20212 – 2020)
    • UMP EBC All Books Collection
  • Additional 5% with combined purchase of the 2021 Frontlist, 2022 Frontlist and Complete Backlist (2012 - 2020) with a commitment to purchase made by December 17, 2021


Central European University Press OA Monographs Initiative: Opening the Future   
  • The Central European University Press (CEUP) is transitioning to an open access monograph program through a new library membership initiative, Opening the Future
  • CEUP is an established leader in publishing books about the history of communism and transitions to democracy, reflecting its unique position between the East and the West
  • The new OA publishing model gives Opening the Future members access to a selection of CEUP’s extensive backlist, DRM free and with perpetual access to this backlist collection after three years of participation
  • The membership revenue will be used to make newly-published books openly accessible to anyone. When the annual revenue target is met and the entire monograph frontlist is openly accessible, future membership fee rates can be lowered
  • To join the international community that supports this initiative, register an institutional pledge at https://ceup.openingthefuture.net/
  • Want to learn more? Register for a free UKSG webinar about this program scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Eastern, Wednesday, October 13: Register for Webinar


DOAB and OAPEN Membership   
  • Contributing to DOAB and OAPEN provides an opportunity for your institution to invest in the long-term sustainability of open, reliable, and truly global infrastructure services for open access (OA) scholarly books.
  • Benefits of DOAB/OAPEN Membership include:
    • Free hosting, distribution and preservation service in the OAPEN Library for publishing entities affiliated with the contributing institution.
    • Metadata integration. Contributors are entitled to customised feeds, integrating the metadata of OAPEN and DOAB collections of OA books in MARC21 or other formats. Also available through knowledge bases, such as Ex Libris Primo, OCLC WorldCat, and EBSCO Discovery Service.
    • Usage reports. COUNTER-compliant usage reports including institutional (IP-based) and geolocation (regional) usage, shared on a regular basis.
    • Contributors are invited to give input to the continued development of the OAPEN and DOAB services on a yearly basis.
    • Acknowledgment of contributors on the DOAB and OAPEN websites and through DOAB and OAPEN twitter accounts.
    • New title alerts. Create custom queries to be alerted when new titles become available in the OAPEN Library.


Liverpool University Press OA Monographs Initiative: Opening the Future   
  • Liverpool University Press (LUP) is transitioning to an open access monograph program through a new library membership initiative, Opening the Future
  • LUP specializes in literature, modern languages, history, and film studies
  • The new OA publishing model gives Opening the Future members access to a selection of LUP’s extensive backlist, DRM free and with perpetual access to this backlist collection after three years of participation
  • The membership revenue will be used to make newly-published books openly accessible to anyone. When the annual revenue target is met and the entire monograph frontlist is openly accessible, future membership fee rates can be lowered
  • To join the international community that supports this initiative, register an institutional pledge at https://lup.openingthefuture.net/


LYRASIS United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Fund   
  • LYRASIS has negotiated an opportunity to support the fully OA ebook publishing of content at Springer Nature and possibly other future publishing partners that aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Goals are an urgent call to action for all countries to ensure peace and prosperity for all people and the planet into the future.
  • To learn more or to participate, please contact Jill Grogg.


Open Access Community Investment Program: Algebraic Combinatorics   
  • Algebraic Combinatorics (ALCO) is a peer-reviewed mathematics journal owned by mathematicians dedicated to free dissemination of research, and committed to non-APC Open Access publishing, with no fees for authors or readers.
  • ALCO Funding Goal
    • $25,000 by July 31, 2022
  • ALCO Funding Request
    • Level 1 | Baccalaureate/Associate's; Associate’s; Special Focus 4-year; Special Focus 2-Year; Tribal Colleges & Universities; Academic Departments | CRKN Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | $500
    • Level 2 | Master’s; Baccalaureate | CRKN Bands 6, 7, 8, 9 | $1,000
    • Level 3 | Doctoral | CRKN Bands 10, 11, 12, 13 | $1,500
    • Level 4 | Special Programs; Supporting Organizations; Funding Agencies; Consortia | $1,500+
  • Review ALCO's Investment Criteria Responses


Open Access Community Investment Program: History of Media Studies   
  • History of Media Studies (HMS) is a new, peer-reviewed, scholar-run, non-APC OA journal founded to augment understanding of the ways that media have been conceived, investigated, and studied around the world.
  • HMS Funding Goal
    • $12,500 by July 31, 2022
  • HMS Funding Request
    • Level 1 | Baccalaureate/Associate's; Associate’s; Special Focus 4-year; Special Focus 2-Year; Tribal Colleges & Universities; Academic Departments | CRKN Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | $250
    • Level 2 | Master’s; Baccalaureate | CRKN Bands 6, 7, 8, 9 | $500
    • Level 3 | Doctoral | CRKN Bands 10, 11, 12, 13 | $1,000
    • Level 4 | Special Programs; Supporting Organizations; Funding Agencies; Consortia | $1,000+
  • Review HMS's Investment Criteria Responses


Open Access Community Investment Program: Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication   
  • Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (JLSC) is a peer-reviewed open access journal particularly interested in the intersection of librarianship and publishing and the resulting role of libraries in both content dissemination and content creation.
  • JLSC Funding Goal
    • $18,000 by July 31, 2022
  • JLSC Funding Request
    • Level 1 | Baccalaureate/Associate's; Associate’s; Special Focus 4-year; Special Focus 2-Year; Tribal Colleges & Universities; Academic Departments | CRKN Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | $250
    • Level 2 | Master’s; Baccalaureate | CRKN Bands 6, 7, 8, 9 | $500
    • Level 3 | Doctoral | CRKN Bands 10, 11, 12, 13 | $1,000
    • Level 4 | Special Programs; Supporting Organizations; Funding Agencies; Consortia | $1,000+
  • Review JLSC's Investment Criteria Responses


punctum books Supporting Library Membership Program   
  • punctum books is an open access and print-on-demand independent publisher dedicated to radically creative modes of intellectual inquiry of high-quality academic books in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Fine Arts, and Architecture & Design
  • The punctum books Supporting Library Membership Program provides an opportunity for the library community to support:
    1. The publication of high-quality open-access books in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Fine Arts, and Architecture & Design, with no publication fees imposed upon authors; and
    2. The collaborative development and sustainable maintenance of open-source and community-owned infrastructure for open-access books in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • North American institutional pricing is tiered and participation can be for one-year, three-year, or five-year commitments


University of Michigan Press "Fund to Mission" OA Monographs Program   
  • The University of Michigan Press is now transitioning to an Open Access (OA) monograph model called “Fund to Mission.”
  • Every library investment in UMP EBC supports the Press’s transition to open access.
  • A 5% discount will be applied to the purchase of any of the following collections with a commitment to purchase made by December 17, 2021.
    • The Transitional Collection (2021 – 2023)
      • Upfront purchase of 2021, 2022, and 2023 frontlists
      • Libraries will own these titles in perpetuity as they become available and will have term access to the backlist through 2023.
    • 2021 Frontlist Collection (including complementary term access to backlist)
    • 2022 Frontlist Collection (including complementary term access to backlist)
    • Single Year Backlist Collection (2012 – 2020)
    • Complete Backlist Collection (20212 – 2020)
    • UMP EBC All Books Collection
  • Additional 5% with combined purchase of the 2021 Frontlist, 2022 Frontlist and Complete Backlist (2012 - 2020) with a commitment to purchase made by December 17, 2021


Central European University Press OA Monographs Initiative: Opening the Future   
  • The Central European University Press (CEUP) is transitioning to an open access monograph program through a new library membership initiative, Opening the Future
  • CEUP is an established leader in publishing books about the history of communism and transitions to democracy, reflecting its unique position between the East and the West
  • The new OA publishing model gives Opening the Future members access to a selection of CEUP’s extensive backlist, DRM free and with perpetual access to this backlist collection after three years of participation
  • The membership revenue will be used to make newly-published books openly accessible to anyone. When the annual revenue target is met and the entire monograph frontlist is openly accessible, future membership fee rates can be lowered
  • To join the international community that supports this initiative, register an institutional pledge at https://ceup.openingthefuture.net/
  • Want to learn more? Register for a free UKSG webinar about this program scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Eastern, Wednesday, October 13: Register for Webinar


DOAB and OAPEN Membership   
  • Contributing to DOAB and OAPEN provides an opportunity for your institution to invest in the long-term sustainability of open, reliable, and truly global infrastructure services for open access (OA) scholarly books.
  • Benefits of DOAB/OAPEN Membership include:
    • Free hosting, distribution and preservation service in the OAPEN Library for publishing entities affiliated with the contributing institution.
    • Metadata integration. Contributors are entitled to customised feeds, integrating the metadata of OAPEN and DOAB collections of OA books in MARC21 or other formats. Also available through knowledge bases, such as Ex Libris Primo, OCLC WorldCat, and EBSCO Discovery Service.
    • Usage reports. COUNTER-compliant usage reports including institutional (IP-based) and geolocation (regional) usage, shared on a regular basis.
    • Contributors are invited to give input to the continued development of the OAPEN and DOAB services on a yearly basis.
    • Acknowledgment of contributors on the DOAB and OAPEN websites and through DOAB and OAPEN twitter accounts.
    • New title alerts. Create custom queries to be alerted when new titles become available in the OAPEN Library.


Open Access Community Investment Program: Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication   
  • Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (JLSC) is a peer-reviewed open access journal particularly interested in the intersection of librarianship and publishing and the resulting role of libraries in both content dissemination and content creation.
  • JLSC Funding Goal
    • $18,000 by July 31, 2022
  • JLSC Funding Request
    • Level 1 | Baccalaureate/Associate's; Associate’s; Special Focus 4-year; Special Focus 2-Year; Tribal Colleges & Universities; Academic Departments | CRKN Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | $250
    • Level 2 | Master’s; Baccalaureate | CRKN Bands 6, 7, 8, 9 | $500
    • Level 3 | Doctoral | CRKN Bands 10, 11, 12, 13 | $1,000
    • Level 4 | Special Programs; Supporting Organizations; Funding Agencies; Consortia | $1,000+
  • Review JLSC's Investment Criteria Responses


Project MUSE Group EBA Program | January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022   
  • Build-A-Group: Collectively contribute $20,000 in order to open up access to all MUSE EBA-eligible titles
  • Libraries will access the EBA-eligible titles for 12 months, and then select the titles for which they want continuing access at the end of that time
  • The number of titles a library is allowed to select is based on the amount contributed at the beginning of the program
  • Contributions will be tiered based on the Project MUSE Tier System
    • Tier 1: Minimum $1,000 contribution (Associates Institutions)
    • Tier 2: Minimum $2,000 contribution (Baccalaureate General and Baccalaureate/Associates Institutions)
    • Tier 3: Please inquire (Baccalaureate Liberal Arts and Masters II Institutions)
    • Tier 4: Please inquire (Masters I and Doctoral Research Intensive Institutions)
    • Tier 5: Not eligible for this group program (Doctoral Research Extensive Institutions)
  • How to express interest: Complete Project MUSE Build-A-Group Survey
  • Deadline to commit to participate: November 5, 2021


punctum books Supporting Library Membership Program   
  • punctum books is an open access and print-on-demand independent publisher dedicated to radically creative modes of intellectual inquiry of high-quality academic books in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Fine Arts, and Architecture & Design
  • The punctum books Supporting Library Membership Program provides an opportunity for the library community to support:
    1. The publication of high-quality open-access books in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Fine Arts, and Architecture & Design, with no publication fees imposed upon authors; and
    2. The collaborative development and sustainable maintenance of open-source and community-owned infrastructure for open-access books in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • North American institutional pricing is tiered and participation can be for one-year, three-year, or five-year commitments


University of Michigan Press "Fund to Mission" OA Monographs Program   
  • The University of Michigan Press is now transitioning to an Open Access (OA) monograph model called “Fund to Mission.”
  • Every library investment in UMP EBC supports the Press’s transition to open access.
  • A 5% discount will be applied to the purchase of any of the following collections with a commitment to purchase made by December 17, 2021.
    • The Transitional Collection (2021 – 2023)
      • Upfront purchase of 2021, 2022, and 2023 frontlists
      • Libraries will own these titles in perpetuity as they become available and will have term access to the backlist through 2023.
    • 2021 Frontlist Collection (including complementary term access to backlist)
    • 2022 Frontlist Collection (including complementary term access to backlist)
    • Single Year Backlist Collection (2012 – 2020)
    • Complete Backlist Collection (20212 – 2020)
    • UMP EBC All Books Collection
  • Additional 5% with combined purchase of the 2021 Frontlist, 2022 Frontlist and Complete Backlist (2012 - 2020) with a commitment to purchase made by December 17, 2021