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Open Access Publishing Support

A guide to OA publishing options

Towards an Open Monograph Ecosystem

Funding is provided jointly by the Office of the Vic-President for Research, the Provost's Office and IU Libraries under the Toward an Open Monograph Ecosystem (TOME) program. The TOME program supports the publication of open-access digital monographs of up to 90,000 words in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. This program is offered in collaboration with the IU Bloomington Office of the Provost and the IU Libraries.

Up to $15,000.00 per grant is provided, subject to the following criteria:

  • Only faculty who already have a peer-reviewed manuscript accepted by a press on the list of member publishers in the AAUP consortium who accept grants under the terms of this initiative are eligible.
  • All tenured and tenure-eligible faculty, research scientists, research scholars, research center directors, and librarians who meet the criterion above.
  • Special consideration will be given to monographs that make innovative use of a digital platform.

Details on the application process can be found on the TOME Internal Funding page.