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2021 Project MUSE eBook Collections    
  • 2021 Project MUSE eBook Collections are now available
  • MUSE Book Collection Descriptions
  • NEW Subject Collections
    • Art & Architecture
    • Education and Rhetoric
    • Gender Studies
    • Music
    • Science, Technology, and Media
  • Special Top-Off Offer for all new books launching in 2021, for libraries that have purchased all previously-available books


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


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


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
      • Combined purchase of the 2021 Frontlist, 2022 Frontlist and Complete Backlist (2012 - 2020)


2021 Project MUSE eBook Collections    
  • 2021 Project MUSE eBook Collections are now available
  • MUSE Book Collection Descriptions
  • NEW Subject Collections
    • Art & Architecture
    • Education and Rhetoric
    • Gender Studies
    • Music
    • Science, Technology, and Media
  • Special Top-Off Offer for all new books launching in 2021, for libraries that have purchased all previously-available books


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


2021 Project MUSE eBook Collections    
  • 2021 Project MUSE eBook Collections are now available
  • MUSE Book Collection Descriptions
  • NEW Subject Collections
    • Art & Architecture
    • Education and Rhetoric
    • Gender Studies
    • Music
    • Science, Technology, and Media
  • Special Top-Off Offer for all new books launching in 2021, for libraries that have purchased all previously-available books


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


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
      • Combined purchase of the 2021 Frontlist, 2022 Frontlist and Complete Backlist (2012 - 2020)


2021 Project MUSE eBook Collections    
  • 2021 Project MUSE eBook Collections are now available
  • MUSE Book Collection Descriptions
  • NEW Subject Collections
    • Art & Architecture
    • Education and Rhetoric
    • Gender Studies
    • Music
    • Science, Technology, and Media
  • Special Top-Off Offer for all new books launching in 2021, for libraries that have purchased all previously-available books


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


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
      • Combined purchase of the 2021 Frontlist, 2022 Frontlist and Complete Backlist (2012 - 2020)


2021 Project MUSE eBook Collections    
  • 2021 Project MUSE eBook Collections are now available
  • MUSE Book Collection Descriptions
  • NEW Subject Collections
    • Art & Architecture
    • Education and Rhetoric
    • Gender Studies
    • Music
    • Science, Technology, and Media
  • Special Top-Off Offer for all new books launching in 2021, for libraries that have purchased all previously-available books


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


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
      • Combined purchase of the 2021 Frontlist, 2022 Frontlist and Complete Backlist (2012 - 2020)


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


2021 Project MUSE eBook Collections    
  • 2021 Project MUSE eBook Collections are now available
  • MUSE Book Collection Descriptions
  • NEW Subject Collections
    • Art & Architecture
    • Education and Rhetoric
    • Gender Studies
    • Music
    • Science, Technology, and Media
  • Special Top-Off Offer for all new books launching in 2021, for libraries that have purchased all previously-available books


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


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
      • Combined purchase of the 2021 Frontlist, 2022 Frontlist and Complete Backlist (2012 - 2020)


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


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
      • Combined purchase of the 2021 Frontlist, 2022 Frontlist and Complete Backlist (2012 - 2020)


2021 Project MUSE eBook Collections    
  • 2021 Project MUSE eBook Collections are now available
  • MUSE Book Collection Descriptions
  • NEW Subject Collections
    • Art & Architecture
    • Education and Rhetoric
    • Gender Studies
    • Music
    • Science, Technology, and Media
  • Special Top-Off Offer for all new books launching in 2021, for libraries that have purchased all previously-available books


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


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
      • Combined purchase of the 2021 Frontlist, 2022 Frontlist and Complete Backlist (2012 - 2020)