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John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Open Access Publishing

Academic research products everyone can access

Open access in the humanities.

HEFCE (2015). Monographs and open access.  

Author survey data reveals changing perceptions of scholarly communication and wider participation in open access. (2015, August). (Nature & Palgrave Author Insight Survey).

Open access in humanities and social sciences: Visions for the future of publishing.  February 2015 interview with Martin Paul Eve and John Willinsky. 

Open Access in the Humanities and Social Sciences: An Interview with Chris Wickham. (2014, April). Scholarly Kitchen.  

OASIS. (2009).  Open access publishing in the humanities. 

Directory of Open Access Books  Metadata and links to OA books.  DOAB is a discovery service for Open Access monographs, with a searchable index to peer-reviewed monographs and edited volumes published under an Open Access business model, with links to the full texts of the publications at the publisher’s website or repository

.   SocArXiv  Founded in spring 2016. About SocArXiv. Open Library of the Humanities. "to support and extend open access to scholarship in the humanities – for free, for everyone, for ever."  ... "funded by an international consortium of libraries who have joined us in our mission to make scholarly publishing fairer, more accessible, and rigorously preserved for the digital future." 

Open Humanities Press. A "scholar-led open access publishing collective ".

Lever Press.  A new venture from the Oberlin Group of libraries, which "aims to acquire, develop, produce and disseminate a total of 60 new open-access titles by the end of 2020". 

 Library  Freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of Humanities and Social Sciences, from Europe including the U.K.  "The OAPEN Foundation is a non-profit foundation dedicated to Open Access publishing of academic books. OAPEN provides a platform for the full text dissemination of Open Access books and provides services to publishers and libraries."