Organisation

Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs (COPIM)

Acronym:
COPIM

Launched in 2019, and funded by Arcadia and Research England, the COPIM project is an international partnership of researchers, universities, librarians, open access (OA) book publishers and infrastructure providers. It is fostering community-owned, open systems and infrastructures to enable OA book publishing to flourish.

Report

The promise of collaboration: collective funding models and the integration of Open Access books into libraries

This report draws on desk research, alongside a combination of interviews, workshop discussions and pre-workshop surveys with librarians and individuals involved in library consortia. The report tackles a simple question - how can open access books be more successfully integrated into scholarly libraries?
Report

COPIM - Revenue models for Open Access monographs 2020

The Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs project (COPIM) has released this major report analysing the open access (OA) economic models in use today in scholarly publishing. The report builds on a decade of studies written by OA advocates and consultants around the world, and...
Report

WP5 scoping report: building an open dissemination system

This scoping report concentrates on the metadata required by the key stakeholders in the scholarly communications supply chain in order to define a best practice for all stakeholders as regards the metadata types and formats that are required to allow open access publishers to meaningfully...