Publishing Services

Why partner with Project Euclid?

  • powerful and reliable online hosting services
  • specialized features for mathematics and statistics literature
  • revenue opportunities and responsible business practices that are good for publishers and sustainable for libraries and universities

“Collaboration with Project Euclid can only be described in superlatives.”
 —Prof. Jerzy Kacrorowski, Editor-in-Chief of  Functiones et Approximatio Commentarii Mathematici

What is Project Euclid?

Project Euclid is an online content platform for mathematics and statistics literature. We host journals, book series, and conference proceedings and make this scholarship easy to use and easy to find for librarians and researchers.

We are a nonprofit, university-based venture jointly managed by Cornell University Library and Duke University Press In a publishing landscape increasingly dominated by the big commercial presses, Project Euclid's mission is to help smaller or not-for-profit publishers remain independent and competitive.

What can Project Euclid do for you?

Please tell us about your goals for your publication, and Project Euclid may offer a way to get there. For example, Project Euclid has helped publishers:

  • reduce costs
  • convert to an open access model—sustainably
  • outsource the hard work of maintaining a content website and developing new functionality
  • improve customer support to libraries and users
  • deliver a user experience designed specifically for mathematicians and statisticians
  • increase usage, dissemination, and citations
  • boost titles' visibility and submissions
  • earn new and sustaining revenue that you can feel good about through nonprofit, library-friendly, university-led business models

Is your publication right for Project Euclid?

There is no formal application process, but publications are vetted for quality and appropriateness before Project Euclid will host the content. In most cases, the publication should be indexed by  MathSciNet or approved by members of Project Euclid's Advisory Board.

Publishers must also be able to meet some basic technical requirements, including the preparation of valid metadata for journal articles or book chapters. Project Euclid staff readily provides support and training. Some of our partners use production vendors, but most handle the requirements on their own.

How do publishers get started on Euclid?

Choose the service level that works for you:

Option One: Hosting services only

  • Annual hosting fees cover full-service hosting, archiving, preservation, and discovery services.
  • Project Euclid provides customer support.
  • Subscription-based publications manage their own sales, subscription fulfillment, and revenue.
  • Open access titles are eligible for full hosting services at reduced rates.

 

Option Two: Hosting plus sales and marketing

  • Enjoy all the standard  features and benefits of Euclid hosting services.
  • Include your title in the Euclid Prime collection, a package of titles hosted on Project Euclid that we market and sell to libraries world-wide.
  • Euclid Prime titles earn annual royalties from collection revenue.
  • Publishers pay no out-of-pocket hosting fees to participate.

 

Option Three: Hosting plus full publishing services

  • Enjoy all the standard  features and benefits of Euclid hosting services.
  • Work with Alloy, an alliance of Project Euclid, Duke University Press, and MSP, to design a service package customized for your publication’s specific needs. Support areas may include:
    • submission and peer review management
    • typesetting and copyediting
    • marketing, sales, and customer support.
  • Publishers retain their independence while choosing from a full suite of high-quality, nonprofit publishing services.
  • Alloy may employ a range of financial models, including simple fee-for-service arrangements or revenue-sharing partnerships.

 

Please  contact Project Euclid to discuss these options with us.

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