UK: Launch of White Rose University Press

Venture brings together three research-intensive universities.

The White Rose University Press (WRUP) is a joint venture of the universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York. 

WRUP will publish textbooks, academic papers and more and will make online access of its content free to everyone.  Through partnership with Ubiquity Press, WRUP will also offer its own publishing service offering copyediting, marketing and print on demand services.  The Press also intends to support authors working in non-traditional publishing formats, including data journals and interactive e-books.

Source: Research Information.