Thursday, May 26, 2022       Events

Applying Subscribe to Open to Scholarly Books

11a-12:30p ET   ·  Webcast Open Access

On May 26th at 11am ET / 8am PT, SPARC will host a webcast in partnership with the Subscribe to Open (S2O) Community of Practice to discuss how S2O, a conditional open access revenue model, is being used to support the open dissemination of scholarly books. The 90-minute session will cover the perspectives of publishers currently using conditional open access offers for books, authors who have published their books openly, and libraries that have committed to supporting this model. The webcast will seek to highlight both the increasing opportunities to support S2O models for books and the benefits of doing so for authors and for libraries.


Thursday, May 26th, 2022


11a-12:30p ET

Publisher perspectives:

  • Anthony Cond, Chief Executive, Liverpool University Press
  • Emily Poznanski, Director, Central European University Press
  • Amy Harris, Senior Manager, Library Relations and Sales, MIT Press
  • Charles Watkinson, Director, University of Michigan Press

Author perspectives:

  • Tomasz Kamusella, Reader, School of History, University of St. Andrews
  • Sofia Leung, Do Better, Be Better LLC
  • Miguel Escobar Varela, Assistant Professor of Theatre Studies, National University of Singapore

Library perspectives:

  • April Hathcock, Director of Scholarly Communications & Information Policy, New York University
  • Denise Pan, Associate Dean of University Libraries for Collections and Content, University of Washington
  • Luke Vilelle, University Librarian, Hollins University
  • Kate McCready, Interim Associate University Librarian for Collections & Content Services, University of Minnesota

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