Peter Berkery

Peter Berkery

Peter Berkery is the executive director of the Association of American University Presses.

Is There a Future for Open Access in the Humanities & Social Sciences?

Perhaps somewhat surprisingly, deciding whether to accept full-cost publishing grants that require open digital editions of long-form humanities and social sciences (HSS) monographs may prove to be the most important challenge university presses face over the next twelve months. While open access (OA) has been a feature of the scholarly publishing landscape for quite someā€¦

How Small University Presses Can Gain Scale Through Collaboration

Big ideas often come in small packages -- sometimes just the size of a book, or a regional university press, or in the space of a 75-minute brainstorming session with creative publishing professionals. For many university presses, finding ways to compensate for limited commercial scale is becoming mission-critical...