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About
At Open Book Publishers we are changing the nature of the traditional academic book. Our books are published in hardback, paperback, pdf and ebook editions, but they also include a free online edition that can be read via our website, downl...
Our Vision
Open Access: the future of academic publishing Researchers, authors and funding bodies are realising that the high price of access to academic books and journals means that only a select few can read their work. Open Access (that i...
Publishing Services and Partnerships
At Open Book Publishers we believe that the dissemination of research should be in the hands of academic institutions and research centers, rather than commercial publishers. We collaborate with these groups to crea...
Information for Authors
Benefits of Publishing with Open Book Publishers Our authors range from early-career academics to eminent scholars such as Noam Chomsky and Amartya Sen. We offer authors full copyright, faster publishing times, flexibility to amend and upd...
Testimonials
I can say, without a shred of doubt, that my experience with Open Book Publishers has been nothing short of excellent. For reference/comparison: Iíve published three other books with Cambridge UP, Bloomsbury and Palgrave. In all respects, OBP...
Distribution and Retail
Our model of publishing is affordable and convenient. Our paperbacks retail at around £20, our hardbacks at around £30, and our e-books at under £6, which is significantly less than most academic monographs. All of the book...
Library Membership
The Open Book Publishers' Library Membership Programme supports our award-winning Open Access monograph publishing programme. By joining the Programme for an annual fee of £300/$500/€400, libraries and their users both support and benefi...
Delivery and Returns
Open Book Publishers uses print-on-demand technology, so your book(s) will be printed rapidly once we have received your order. Your order will then be shipped directly from the printer to the delivery address you have pro...
Media Room
Visit our blog! Our project was shortlisted for the 2014 WISE Awards. The WISE Awards program recognizes education projects from around the globe fo...
Information Policy
Open Book Publishers is committed to protecting the information provided by our customers. Information provided by customers is used to handle orders, deliver products and services, process payments, communicate with you about orders, products, s...
FAQs
What is Open Access? A work is considered to be Open Access when it is available to read for free in its entirety, without any restriction on who can access it. ...
Support us
Our vision is that readers around the world have free and easy access to quality research. Please help us by buying our titles and by recommending our books to your librarian. We are reliant on donations of time ...
Contact us
We love to hear your suggestions, feedback and questions. If you would like to contact a specific member of our team, you can find our email addresses here. You can also find us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Zotero. If you are interested ...
Vacancies
About us Open Book Publishers is an innovative, not-for-profit Open Access academic publisher based in Cambridge, actively changing the nature of the traditional academic book. We are widely recognised as world leaders in Open Access ...