Next Generation Library Publishing partnership awarded $2.2M from Arcadia to improve scholarly publishing infrastructures | Educopia Institute

“Educopia Institute is pleased to announce an award in the amount of $2,200,000 from Arcadia—a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin—in support of the “Next Generation Library Publishing” project. 

Through this project, Educopia and its partner institutions—California Digital Library (CDL), Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR), Longleaf Services, LYRASIS, and Strategies for Open Science (Stratos)—will provide new publishing pathways for authors, editors, and readers by advancing and integrating open source publishing infrastructure to provide robust support for library publishing. …”

Next Gen Library Publishing partnership awarded $2.2M Arcadia grant to improve scholarly publishing infrastructure – Office of Scholarly Communication

“Educopia Institute and California Digital Library are pleased to announce an award in the amount of $2,200,000 from Arcadia—a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin—in support of the “Next Generation Library Publishing” project. 

Through this project, Educopia and its partner institutions—California Digital Library (CDL), Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR), Longleaf Services, LYRASIS, and Strategies for Open Science (Stratos)—will provide new publishing pathways for authors, editors, and readers by advancing and integrating open source publishing infrastructure to provide robust support for library publishing. …”

Creative Commons awarded $800,000 from Arcadia to support discovery and collaboration in the global commons

Creative Commons is pleased to announce an award of new funding in the amount of $800,000 over two years from Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, in support of CC Search, a Creative Commons technology project designed to maximize discovery and use of openly licensed content in the Commons.

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Open Access Grants Manager (London)

“We [Arcadia] have decided to expand our open access programme and want to recruit a senior manager to lead its development and delivery. We are looking for someone with an activist’s ambitions, a digital librarian’s knowledge and skills and a politician’s tactics. Arcadia has a longstanding commitment to increasing open access to scholarly research and other knowledge, and in book and journal publishing. The successful candidate would be responsible for developing our policy approach and identifying new opportunities, where our funding could make an impact on open access across the world….”

Open Access Grants Manager – Arcadia

“We have decided to expand our open access programme and want to recruit a senior manager to lead its development and delivery. We are looking for someone with an activist’s ambitions, a digital librarian’s knowledge and skills and a politician’s tactics. The successful candidate would be responsible for developing our policy approach and identifying new opportunities, where our funding could make an impact on open access across the world….”