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dc.contributor.authorMontgomery, Lucy
dc.identifier.citationMontgomery, L. 2014. Knowledge Unlatched:A Global Library Consortium Model for Funding Open Access Scholarly Books. Cultural Science. 7 (2): pp. 1-66.

This special issue of Cultural Science Journal is devoted to the report of a groundbreaking experiment in re-coordinating global markets for specialist scholarly books and enabling the knowledge commons: the Knowledge Unlatched proof-of-concept pilot. The pilot took place between January 2012 and September 2014. It involved libraries, publishers, authors, readers and research funders in the process of developing and testing a global library consortium model for supporting Open Access books. The experiment established that authors, librarians, publishers and research funding agencies can work together in powerful new ways to enable open access; that doing so is cost effective; and that a global library consortium model has the potential dramatically to widen access to the knowledge and ideas contained in book-length scholarly works.

dc.publisherCultural Science
dc.titleKnowledge Unlatched:A Global Library Consortium Model for Funding Open Access Scholarly Books
dc.typeJournal Article
dcterms.source.titleCultural Science

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curtin.departmentHumanities Research and Graduate Studies
curtin.accessStatusOpen access

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