Berlin Verlag Launches Open Access Academic Press

In German Buch News by Siobhan O'Leary

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By Siobhan O’Leary

Berlin Verlag plans to launch a new academic division called Berlin Academic. The entire program will be published on a new online platform, a beta version of which will go live this summer, using an open access approach (Creative Commons licenses). The titles will be available via print on demand and in a variety of e-book formats. According to the Boersenblatt, the aim of Berlin Academic is to provide an uncomplicated way for academic authors to publish their works and make them available to an international audience.

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Siobhan O'Leary

Siobhan O’Leary is a literary agent, translator and writer based in Berlin. She previously worked in the Foreign Rights department of the Crown Publishing Group (Random House) and at the publishing consulting firm Market Partners International.