Toolkit articles tagged with keyword 'Book processing charge'.
As with any book proposal, when choosing a publisher for your open access book you should consider whether they publish high-quality work in your subject area, but also explore important issues including licensing, fees, and discoverability.
There are multiple types of publishers which differ in their approaches and operating models but offer broadly similar services. This article details the types of publishers, the services you should expect, and some of the charges you might encounter.
As open access ebooks are freely available for everyone to read, additional revenue sources are required to help cover the costs of publication. A variety of business models are used to support open access books, including, but not limited to, book processing charges, institutional subsidy, subscribe-to-open,...