Wednesday, February 28, 2007
American Association of University Presses Open Access statement
"The core mission of university presses has always been to disseminate knowledge to the widest possible audience. Members of the AAUP have eagerly developed new ways of fulfilling that mission by making the best use of modern technology to cut costs and achieve even wider distribution of their publications than has been possible in the world of print, often in collaboration with libraries and scholarly societies. Prominent examples include Project MUSE, the History Cooperative, Cambridge Companions Online, Columbia's International Affairs Online, MIT's CogNet, Michigan's digitalculturebooks, Oxford Scholarship Online, and Virginia's Rotunda....more"