Last week was the official launch of the Open Access Books Network. Held remotely (it’s 2020 after all) the event was attended by academics, open access advocates, librarians, scholarly communications professionals, publishers and policy-makers from all over Europe and beyond. The launch was a great opportunity for the founding membersRead More →

You are cordially invited to the launch of the Open Access Books Network.  The Open Access Books Network (OABN) is founded by members of OAPEN, OPERAS, ScholarLed and SPARC Europe and it is a space for passionate conversations about OA books. The Network will host online events, publish blogs, shareRead More →

The Open Access Books Network was born in 2019. During the ElPub conference, a group of OA book experts — including members of SPARC Europe, OAPEN, OPERAS and ScholarLed — were discussing all things OA books over post-conference beers. If only we could do this more often, they thought! WellRead More →