The OAPEN Project
In Europe, the OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks) project aims to develop and implement a long term European approach to realising the supply, visibility and usability of high-quality OA monographs in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The goal is to foster the creation of new content by developing future-orientated publishing solutions, including an OA library for peer reviewed books in HSS.
As part of the project, OAPEN undertook a wide range of research and has published the following reports:
- Report on Best Practices and Recommendations -View the report
- Digital Monographs in the Humanities and Social Sciences: Report on User Needs. – View the report
- Overview of Open Access Models for eBooks in the Humanities and Social Sciences – View the report
- OAPEN Final report presentation – Download the OAPEN final report presentation
OAPEN online library and publication platform
OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks) is a collaborative initiative to develop and implement a sustainable Open Access publication model for academic books in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The OAPEN Library aims to improve the visibility and usability of high quality academic research by aggregating peer reviewed Open Access publications from across Europe.