MIT Press is offering a new, collective action model, called Direct to Open (D2O) to support open access publication of digital monographs from the MIT Press. The D2O model aims to distribute the total financial success threshold for each collection across the estimated number of institutions expected to support it. The tier fees vary by institution type and size and reflect anticipated demand and institutional serials budgets. Libraries can commit to supporting D2O through the end of September 2021.
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ProQuest is inviting Amigos members to join in a special live event about creating joy, inspired by the remarkable friendship between His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu as explored in the documentary Mission: JOY. Based on the global best-seller The Book of Joy by author Doug Abrams (panelist) and directed by Oscar® winner Louie Psihoyos, the film provides the foundation for an inspiring and informative conversation about cultivating joy and the groundbreaking science behind it.
Whether your patrons are interested in the latest academic research, need resources for school projects or they are just interested in increasing their general knowledge, Amigos members can participate in pilot access to CloudSource OA, a new content platform from SirsiDynix that delivers vetted, quality open access (OA) articles, eTextbooks, and eBooks in an intuitive way to library users.