Innovative Data Trust

UNT is leading a team with members from around the world to create an international data trust that will improve the measurement and analysis of open access book usage.

The new data trust, funded through a $1.2 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will be the first of its kind for scholarly publishing, enabling universities and publishers to share and analyze data on open access works.

As a pioneer for open access, UNT was the first public institution in Texas to adopt a policy in support of open access and has hosted an annual& Open Access Symposium since 2010.

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