Must contain a concise description of the publication.
Must describe significance of the publication in the discipline/field, for scholars beyond the discipline/field, and for communities outside the Academy.
Must describe how the work benefits from open access publication.
3. Budget (1 page)
Only costs incurred in the production of the publication are eligible.
The publisher should contribute information about budget line items, e.g., copyediting, design, indexing, permissions fees, marketing, etc.
Please note that line items specific to the sale of a physical edition (paper, printing, shipping, etc.) will not be funded.
4. Budget Justification (2 pages)
This is a narrative explaining the expenses proposed and the basis for the cost estimates.
Your publisher should assist in providing explanations of the budget.
5. Author’s Abbreviated Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Biosketch (3 pages, maximum)
6. Letter of Interest from Publisher
This letter should be signed by the editor acquiring your work and/or be on letterhead from your publisher.
It should articulate your publisher's review and editorial selection processes, confirm its capacity to produce and market an open access digital work to a high standard, and explain the level of support expected to make the work open access.
7. Appendix (as needed)
Other pertinent items may be included. These may include a description of digital innovation, a marketing plan for the book designed to realize the potential of its open access availability, or other relevant materials.