Toward an Open Monograph Ecosystem (TOME) 2020 Meeting

Welcome to the 2020 meeting of TOME, a five-year pilot initiative of the Association of American Universities (AAU), Association of Research Libraries (ARL), and Association of University Presses (AUPresses). This year’s meeting, held via Zoom, is open to the public.


October 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The 2020 TOME Stakeholders Meeting will be held virtually (via Zoom) on Thursday, October 22, and is open to the public. The program includes two sessions:

Author Perspectives (10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.) Roundtable featuring faculty authors sharing their experiences with open access and their thoughts on the future of OA monographs in their disciplines

Where Are We Now? (1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.) This session will include a progress report on TOME along with reports from other related initiatives, including the Pilot Data Trust for Open Access eBook Usage (OAeBU), Project MUSE, and more.

  • TOME Year 3 Progress Report (Peter Potter)
  • Report from Barbara Kline Pope on Project MUSE eBook usage during COVID
  • Report on Pilot Data Trust for Open Access eBook Usage (OAeBU) 
    • Christina Drummond, Program Officer for OAeBU, will introduce the usage data trust concept and the problems it is trying to solve. After a short presentation, she will facilitate an active work-session for meeting participants to reflect upon and add to emerging university press use cases for usage data derived from community contributions to date.    
  • Wrap-up

Registration is required.



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If you are an author, publisher, librarian, or administrator, we want to hear from you. Use this form to send your comments, questions, or suggestions to Peter Potter, ARL visiting program officer for TOME.