In this session for ASERL, the University of California Press’s Dan Morgan and Jeff Hester discuss recent developments in scholarly communications and open access affecting libraries, authors, readers, and publishers. Building upon UC Press’s experiences launching the open access journal Collabra and scholarly monograph program Luminos, topics for discussion include:
● Open access business models, including the role of libraries in OA ecosystems;
● Lessons learned from peer review (including open peer review) at UC Press;
● Author/faculty reception of open access monograph publishing;
● Library budgeting trends for open access.