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Open Access Support at UR

Provides information to UR-affiliated authors on open access publishing options at the university.

MIT Press

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  • Criteria for participation: MIT Press accepted manuscript.
  • Description: Direct to Open (D2O) model: Collective action model built to support the open access publication of digital scholarly books from the MIT Press --monographs and edited volumes (90 books/year, on average)-- without book processing charges. Participant libraries and consortia also receive access to the MIT Press corresponding back-file (2,000 scholarly titles). 
  • Guidance for authors: Prospective Authors
  • Period: 3 years; monographs and edited scholarly works published in 2024 will be eligible when the model reaches the financial target.