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Open Access (OA) Publishing for Faculty: AUC Faculty and Library OA Partnerships

Answers to frequently asked questions about how the Library can support AUC faculty in open access publishing.

What are Examples of AUC Faculty and Library Partnerships?

  • Morehouse College - Dr.  Adria Welcher, Sociology - Adopted OA materials instead of asking students to purchase a textbook.
  • Morehouse College - Dr. Nathan Nobis – Is a creator of Open Educational Resources - He has made his resources available through the Woodruff Library Institutional Repository.
  • Interdenominational Theological Center - Dr. William Coleman - Created a textbook for his Traditional African Religions course using multiple platforms including Libguides and Pressbooks. His text on Ifa has garnered over 300,000 views in just over a year and a half.
  • Spelman College- Dr. Luis Gonzalez-Barrios - Participated in the TOME (Toward an Open Monograph Ecosystem) initiative to make his manuscript simultaneously available as both an Open Access online and print resource.