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Loughborough University joins Opening the Future at CEU Press

Central European University (CEU) Press is pleased to announce that the library at Loughborough University is now a subscriber member of Opening the Future. Loughborough are subscribing to the Political Science package of backlist books. Through this, staff and students now have unlimited access to 50 different eBooks on the political, economic, social and cultural changes of the Central and [...]

Librarian perspective: Q&A with Curtis Brundy, Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Communications and Collections at Iowa State University

We recently caught up with Curtis Brundy, Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Communications and Collections at Iowa State University, for a Q&A on OA monographs and library collection policies.Iowa State University Library assists beyond the university faculty, staff and students. How does OA help serve its obligations towards the state of Iowa?Iowa State University is a Land Grant [...]

University of New South Wales Library joins Opening the Future at CEU Press

CEU Press is pleased to announce that the library at University of New South Wales (UNSW) is now a subscriber member of Opening the Future. UNSW has opted for the Editors' Choice package of backlist books. This means that their staff and students now have unlimited and concurrent access to 50 different eBooks on subjects ranging from medieval Europe, to East European culture, economics, and [...]

University of California signs up to Opening the Future program through CDL

CEU Press and Liverpool University Press are pleased to announce that nine University of California (UC) campuses have signed up through the California Digital Library (CDL) to their Opening the Future collective funding programs. Under the terms of the deal, nine University of California campuses will receive unlimited, perpetual access to curated selections of the two publishers’ backlists: the [...]

Library perspective: balancing investments and sustainability in Open Access

The COPIM Opening the Future team recently caught up with Annie Johnson (formerly of Temple University Libraries, now at the University of Delaware Library) for a Q&A on balancing investments and sustainability in Open Access. Annie Johnson was until this month the Assistant Director for Open Publishing Initiatives and Scholarly Communications at Temple University Libraries and Press in [...]

Announcing two more Open Access books funded by Opening the Future library membership programme

Central European University (CEU) Press is pleased to announce the selection of two new open access books, due for release in July 2022, when they will be freely available to download or read online:Under the Radar: Tracking Western Radio Listeners in the Soviet Union, R. Eugene Parta. The account of a remarkable Cold War operation to assess the impact of Western radio broadcasts on Soviet [...]

#RLUK22: Making Open Access Books Work Fairly

Our colleagues at the COPIM project recently ran a workshop at the RLUK22 conference. They described the work they are doing in lots of areas around OA monographs, including the Opening the Future pilot that we at Central European University Press are participating in. You can watch a recording of the session, and there are links to the slide decks and abstract below.Video SlidedecksAvailable [...]

Announcing the publication of CEU Press’s fifth Open Access book

Announcing the publication of CEU Press’s fifth Open Access bookfunded by Opening the Future library membership programme Everyday Life under Communism and After: Consumption and Lifestyle in Hungary, 1945–2000Tibor ValuchCentral European University (CEU) Press is pleased to announce the publication of a new book this week: Everyday Life under Communism and After: Consumption and Lifestyle [...]

The Library at University of York becomes Opening the Future member

The Library at the University of York has joined the CEU Press Opening the Future collective funding programme. The University has over 20,000 students from 150+ countries and conducts teaching and research on Archaeology, Biology, Mathematics, Robotics, History, Politics, Languages, Business, and much more.Membership of Opening the Future gives staff and students unlimited, perpetual access to [...]

CEU Press publishes fourth OA book for Opening the Future programme

We’re pleased to announce the release of another book, fully funded as open access through our Opening the Future project thanks to library support. Published last week it is now available for free download and also available to buy in print.Memory Crash: Politics of History In and Around Ukraine, 1980s-2010s by Georgiy Kasianov is a timely reminder that issues of the past worry people no less [...]