We are the leading independent Open Access publisher in the Humanities and Social Sciences in the UK: a not-for-profit Social Enterprise run by scholars who are committed to making high-quality research freely available to readers around the world. All our books are available to read online and download for free, with no Book Processing Charges (BPCs) for authors.
In multiple disciplines, our books are freely available to download and read in various formats.
Our books are currently being accessed freely worldwide by over 20,000 readers each month.
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We are a UK registered Social Enterprise and Community Interest Company (CIC) run by scholars.
We provide permanent and free access to our books for readers with no Open Access fees for the authors.
All our books undergo a peer-review process and are carefully selected by our editorial board.
We collaborate with like-minded organisations to develop open infrastructure for the publication of open access worksOur Communities