For those interested in the development and management of a scholarly monograph – for example those considering setting up their own open-access presses – it can be difficult to visualise the different tasks and processes that need to be undertaken. It can be a challenge to navigate through the complex environment they will be working in or to see how the range of stakeholders in the publishing process are related.
An infographic was commissioned by the project, to map monograph publishing process from start to finish. The information presented in it is based on two workshops – one with authors and one publishers.
Publishing an academic monograph: open access considerations: We have further develolped the infographic to show some key recommendations for publishers who are keen to explore open access monograph publishing – these are drawn from our research over the last 5 years.