NEH Awards $1 Million in CARES Act Grants to University Presses | National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

“The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded $1 million in CARES Act economic stabilization grants to ten university presses to help preserve jobs in scholarly publishing and provide for the continued publication of important academic research in the humanities during the pandemic….

Additionally, a grant to Cornell University Press will retain full- and part-time staff positions to complete “Open Access in a Closed World,” an effort to create a permanent and accessible repository for the press’s Open Access materials on the humanities and social sciences….

In separate funding, NEH has made twelve new awards to university presses to publish free ebooks of recent scholarly publications, the first awards under NEH’s Fellowships Open Book Program. …”