Martin Eve, Professor of Literature, Technology and Publishing at Birkbeck, University of London

Open-access monographs have been acknowledged as difficult, economically, to implement. The recent pan-European declaration, Plan S, however, specifies an impending mandate for monographs that are the result of funded work. This talk explores the challenges and opportunities in this space as well as detailing the recently announced COPIM initiative, funded by Research England, that is designed to bridge the infrastructural gaps for OA monographs.