You can’t buy me… – the value of a year from a non-profit university press perspective

The Stockholm University Press team has in the past year seen the result of the hard work of authors and editors, which meant that we could publish nine books in three languages, with topics spanning from the performing arts to the art of teaching. We now have a total of 22 books published, and this … More You can’t buy me… – the value of a year from a non-profit university press perspective

Publishing as a package deal – How a small press can address the digital challenge

Collaboration is the key to success for smaller publishers. This time of year calls for a look in the rearview mirror to see what the result of all our collaboration is. What did it mean for us to participate, network and share knowledge with our colleagues in organisations such as OASPA, AEUP, ALPSP, OPERAS, and … More Publishing as a package deal – How a small press can address the digital challenge

Open Access Week 2018 – reflections from #COASP10 – the open access movement lives

10th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing (University of Vienna, Austria) By Christina Lenz, Managing Editor of books at Stockholm University Press I did not have any expectations going to my first COASP in Riga 2013. I was new at Stockholm University Library, and to the business of open access publishing. I came to Stockholm … More Open Access Week 2018 – reflections from #COASP10 – the open access movement lives

European University Presses discussions on “Keeping up with the standards” #AEUP18 #oabooks #universitypresses #peerreview #publishingstandards

By Christina Lenz, Managing Editor of Books at Stockholm University Press and Secretary in the AEUP board The workshop “Keeping up with the standards” was held in Riga 5-6 June 2018, by the Association of European University Presses (AEUP). The host was RTU Press (Riga Technical University Press). Participants, a total of 28, came from many … More European University Presses discussions on “Keeping up with the standards” #AEUP18 #oabooks #universitypresses #peerreview #publishingstandards

Stockholm University battles sky rocketing OA publishing costs

We all know that universities all around the world pay the most prestigious publishers to be able to read and to publish their researchers’ work. The University Libraries’ budgets are battling with the sky rocketing publishing costs, paid by public funds (taxpayers), to make research accessible for students, researchers and the society as a whole. … More Stockholm University battles sky rocketing OA publishing costs

Transitioning towards OA: New assignments for the National LIbrary of Sweden, Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing and much more

These articles caught our attention the latest week. Have we missed anything? Please share your comments below. OpenAIRE blog Transitioning towards Open Access: New assignments for the National Library of Sweden OASPA – Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing COPE – Committee on Publication Ethics January focus from … More Transitioning towards OA: New assignments for the National LIbrary of Sweden, Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing and much more