“ACLS Community Perspectives” highlights the many vibrant, diverse voices of the ACLS community: past fellows and grantees, leaders of our member societies, deans of our Associate and Research University Consortium institutions, participants in our higher education initiatives, and more. They each offer a unique glimpse into the impact of ACLS on humanistic research, publishing, the higher education landscape, and communities of scholars worldwide.

John Sherer

Spangler Family Director of The University of North Carolina Press

John Sherer shares his thoughts on the ACLS Open Access Book Prizes and Arcadia Open Access Publishing Awards, and the importance of open access publishing.

When you look at open access, one of the things you can do is disable and take apart that current system that is so heavily privileged…and find readers who have historically never had a chance to read a university press book.

John Sherer
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