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The Open Access Books Network is a space for passionate conversations about OA books. Researchers, publishers, librarians, infrastructure providers — indeed, anyone who is interested — can engage in discussions, events and find helpfull materials via the network.


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The OABN creates and brings together various resources related to open access books. These include 1) OA mythbusters - a video-series, addressing common misconceptions, myths and questions around OA books; 2) OA Books Workouts - a series sharing good practices regarding the writing, production, and technicalities of publishing an open access book; 3) Voices from the OA books community - five discussion-based events, which brought together members of the OA books community, to analyse different areas of policy for Open Access books