Welcome to Open Book Publishers

119 titles published
Over 1.75 million book visits
Worldwide readership
400 readers per title every month
Publishing Platform for Universities
Book customisation options available
Library Membership: over 120 libraries have joined!

We are a Social Enterprise run by scholars who are committed to making high-quality research available to readers around the world. OBP publish monographs and textbooks in all areas, and offer the academic excellence of a traditional press, with the speed, convenience and accessibility of digital publishing. All our books are available to read for free online. We also publish bespoke Series for Universities and Research Centers and invite librarians to further Open Access publishing by joining our Membership Programme.

We're hiring!

OBP is currently looking for a Digital Products Coordinator. Click here for more information.

Awards

We won the 2013 IFLA/Brill Open Access award for initiatives in open access monograph publishing. The Accelerating Science Award Program (ASAP) blue ribbon panel of industry experts selected OBP to be one of seven high-impact Open Access organizations, among journal publishers and content providers. We were also shortlisted for the 2014 and 2017 WISE Awards. OBP is also very proud to have achieved a 9/10 social impact score in the SE100 Rankings 2017.

Partnerships

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Our donors and supporters

We are a nonprofit independent publisher with no institutional backing. Open Book relies on sales and donations to continue publishing high-quality and free to read titles. We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of The Polonsky Foundation, the Thriplow Charitable Trust, the Jessica E. Smith and Kevin R. Brine Charitable Trust and The Progress Foundation.