Closing soon: Library Open Access monograph competition 2023/24

Unfunded monograph authors: there’s just one week to enter the competition to win funding to make your monograph Open Access

The Library’s Open Access (OA) monograph competition closes in one week on Friday, 26 January.

If you’re an unfunded monograph author who will soon publish a monograph, or who published one on or after 1 October 2022, enter for your chance to win funding to make your monograph OA.

To enter, submit a paragraph of no more than 300 words explaining why your research will benefit from OA publication to uml.openaccess@manche­ by Friday, 26 January. Please include your publisher and your proposed or actual date of publication.

The Library’s Research Services Team will contact successful applicants in early April 2024. Winners’ publishers will need to submit their OA fee invoice to the Library on or before 29 July 2024. The Research Services Team will then arrange OA with the winners’ publishers directly.

If you have a question about the competition, please