Why you should join the network

Wide visibility of your content and integration in the world‘s first Open Access collection of digital monographs for the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Intuitive search and browse functions and wide integration in other scientific collections.

Improving sales chances in the markets of end-users and libraries for your print editions.

A modular publishing infrastructure addressing the entire chain of scholarly publishing.

A Publication Model based on the collaboration of academic publishers and academic institutes providing publication funds.

Participation in an extensive knowledge network of markets, provision of a legal framework and guaranteed quality assurance.

A Production Centre offering a variety of services to support the production and maintenance of digital monographs in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

An OAPEN Library serving as a branded collection to increase visibility and retrievability of high-quality academic research in Europe and setting quality standards for OA books.

Pursuing joint standards for OA books.