CEU Press reaches target for fifth book funded by Opening the Future programme

Slated for release in January 2022, we’re pleased to announce the title of another monograph that will be published fully open access (OA) by CEU Press: Staged Otherness: Ethnic Shows in Central and Eastern Europe, 1850–1939, edited by Dagnosław Demski and Dominika Czarnecka.Thanks to library support through our Opening the Future (OtF) model, this book is the fifth one to accrue enough funding [...]

National Library of Finland becomes new Opening the Future member

CEU Press are pleased to announce that the National Library of Finland is a new member of their Opening the Future (OtF) programme. With roots stretching back to 1640 and to the establishment of the Academy of Turku, the National Library is a cultural heritage organisation that is open to all, providing nationwide services to citizens, scientific communities, and others.The National Library [...]

CEU Press publishes first OA book today - funded by Opening the Future

“I believe we should strive to guarantee for everyone equal access to all Humankind’s knowledge. This is underpinned by my experience of education in communist Poland, where access to publications was severely restricted and censored by the regime.” Dr Tomasz Kamusella, authorCentral European University (CEU) Press is pleased to announce the publication of a new academic monograph for [...]

University of Essex joins Opening the Future at CEU Press

We are pleased to announce that the University of Essex is a member of the CEU Press Opening the Future initiative. Founded in 1964, the University of Essex prides itself on being determined to do things differently, and always putting student success at the centre of everything they do. Joining CEU Press is in keeping with these aims, as Essex hopes to support more open publication to [...]

Edge Hill University joins CEU Press’s Opening the Future programme

The Library at Edge Hill University is the latest to subscribe to CEU Press’s OA monograph funding programme.Formally opened as a college in 1885 with just 41 students, the University has grown to a student population of over 23,000 studying subjects ranging from Accountancy and Biosciences, to Engineering, History, Politics and Sport.The library has chosen to subscribe to the History package [...]

COMING SOON - CEU Press' first OA book, funded by Opening the Future

The first book funded entirely by our Opening the Future programme and its generous library supporters is due out in late November 2021.Words in Space and Time: Historical Atlas of Language Politics in Modern Central Europe by Dr Tomasz Kamusella offers insights into the history and mechanics of Central Europe’s languages as products of human history and a part of culture.Free to read, free [...]

CEU Press announces 4th book for Opening the Future programme

We’re so pleased to announce another book going fully open access through our Opening the Future project, thanks to library support. It will be available for free download in late November 2021, when we’ll let the community know it’s been published.It is through this programme that we are able to make in-depth studies on universal issues available to a broader interested audience around the [...]

University of Groningen Library joins Opening the Future at CEU Press

CEU Press is delighted to announce that the University of Groningen Library is the latest to subscribe to our Opening the Future collective funding programme. Established in 1614, the University has a long history and outstanding alumni include the first Dutch woman to complete a university degree (Aletta Jacobs), as well as the first Dutch astronaut, and several Nobel prize winners.Under the [...]

Lancaster University becomes new Opening the Future member

CEU Press and COPIM are pleased to announce that the library at Lancaster University, UK, is the latest subscriber member to Opening the Future. Lancaster is the first library to subscribe to all three packages of books: History, Political Science, and the Editors' Choice package. This means that their staff and students now have unlimited/concurrent access in perpetuity to 150 different [...]

CEU Press’ Opening the Future programme hits funding target for 2nd and 3rd books

We are pleased to announce that Opening the Future at Central European University Press has already accrued enough library support to fund two more open access monographs, taking the total funded so far to three. This is hot on the heels of our June announcement on funding our first OA book; the programme is gaining momentum and already making a difference.Opening the Future at CEU Press is a [...]