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How can I persuade my institution to support collective funding for open access books?

This two-part blog series has been written by our good friends and COPIM Project (Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs) members Lucy Barnes and Tom Grady   

In Part One  they explore why your institution should support collective funding for OA books. They lay out the problems with Book Processing Charges, and disentangle the various alternatives. 

In Part Two they give practical steps on how to convince budget holders to invest in collective models by building a case to management for supporting collective OA book funding.