University of Rhode Island joins LUP’s Opening the Future programme

The University Libraries at University of Rhode Island (URI) are the latest to subscribe to Liverpool University Press’s OA monograph funding programme.With history dating back to 1888, the URI has nearly 18,000 students representing 48 states and 76 countries. The library has chosen to subscribe to a package containing two monograph series: Contemporary Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures, and [...]

European University Institute are early subscribers to Opening the Future at Liverpool University Press

We are pleased to announce that the European University Institute (EUI) Library is the latest library to join the Liverpool University Press (LUP) Opening the Future initiative.Founded in 1976 and with over 1000 PhD students and postdoctoral fellows, the EUI is a leading institute in Europe dedicated to the research of social sciences and humanities. With this membership, their staff and [...]

New article in 'Research Information' on OA monographs and Opening the Future

An article co-authored by Anthony Cond, CEO of Liverpool University Press (LUP), was published recently in a leading industry magazine called Research Information. In it, Anthony and co-author Professor Martin Eve (Birkbeck, University of London and a COPIM project lead), recap some of the emerging funding models in open access monograph publishing. They note that the funding landscape is [...]

Liverpool University Press announces first sign up to their Opening the Future OA books programme

Liverpool University Press (LUP) is delighted to announce that KU Leuven has become the first institution to join its Opening the Future programme.  Recently launched as the second of COPIM’s pilots for sustainable open access books, the initiative will see KU Leuven staff and students benefit from unlimited access to two backlist series of LUP monographs on contemporary Latin American [...]

Jisc licence subscriptions manager goes live for Liverpool University Press Opening the Future initiative

Liverpool University Press (LUP) and the COPIM project are pleased to announce a partnership with Jisc on their Opening the Future membership programme.The recent agreement means that UK libraries can now easily sign up and pay for two packages of books on offer from LUP through Jisc’s Licence Subscription Manager: Access to two monograph [...]

Welcome to Opening the Future at Liverpool University Press

Liverpool University Press (LUP) are pleased to announce that we are adding to our existing Open Access (OA) publishing programmes with the launch of this innovative monograph funding initiative. Our Opening the Future programme offers libraries subscription/membership access to a choice of two modern language backlist series - and in return the we will use subscription fees to produce [...]