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Tuesday, February 19, 2008

OAPEN secures EC funding

Open Access Publishing in European Networks (OAPEN), announced on Feb. 12 that its proposal to the European Commission has been selected for negotiations on funding. OAPEN is a consortium of European university and museum presses which will publish OA monographs in the humanities and social sciences. From the announcement:

The opening of negotiations starts in March 2008. Completion of negotiations, award decision and signature of grant agreements are expected in May 2008. ...

The project is the first of its kind and, if funded, is intended to start in September 2008.