Welcome to Open Book Publishers

We are the leading independent open access publisher of academic research in the Humanities and Social Sciences in the UK: we're award-winning, not-for-profit, run by scholars, and committed to making high-quality research freely available to readers around the world. Access all our books online or download them for free, with no Book Processing Charges (BPCs) for authors.

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Latest Titles

Tener Demasiado: Ensayos Filosóficos sobre el Limitarismo - cover image
  • Philosophy

Tener Demasiado: Ensayos Filosóficos sobre el Limitarismo

  • Ingrid Robeyns
  • Héctor Iñaki Larrínaga Márquez
How Divine Images Became Art: Essays on the Rediscovery, Study and Collecting of Medieval Icons in the Belle Époque - cover image
The Kingdom and the Qur’an: Translating the Holy Book of Islam in Saudi Arabia - cover image
  • Anthropology, Archaeology and Religion

The Kingdom and the Qur’an: Translating the Holy Book of Islam in Saudi Arabia

  • Mykhaylo Yakubovych
Classical Music Futures: Practices of Innovation - cover image
  • Performing Arts

Classical Music Futures: Practices of Innovation

  • Neil Thomas Smith
  • Peter Peters
  • Karoly Molina
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OBP At a Glance

Over 300 titles published

In multiple disciplines, our books are freely available to download and read in various formats.

Catalogue

Over 6 million book interactions

Our books are currently being accessed freely worldwide by over 80,000 readers each month.

Our Reach

Over 250 library members

Supporting our award-winning Open Access book publishing programme.

Library Membership

Non-Profit

We are a UK-registered Social Enterprise and Community Interest Company (CIC) run by scholars.

Support Us

No Book Processing Charges (BPCs)

We provide permanent and free access to our books for readers with no Open Access fees for authors.

Business Model

Quality Research

All our books undergo a rigorous peer review process and are carefully selected by our editorial board.

Publishing process

Partnerships

We collaborate with like-minded organisations to publish and share open access books in open, equitable ways.

Our Communities

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