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Open Access Book Collections & Publishers

Directory of Open Access Books 

The DOAB indexes and provides access to peer-reviewed open access books with the purpose of making them more discoverable.  

JSTOR Open Access eBooks  

JSTOR has a wide selection of open access eBooks from over 125 publishers. They also have partnerships with organizations to provide access to Spanish language eBooks. 

Open Humanities Press  

Open Humanities Press is an international scholar-led open access publishing organization that advocates for open access in the humanities.  

Open Book Publishers 

Open Book Publishers is a scholar-led, non-profit, open access publisher in the Humanities and Social Sciences. This organization does not have Book Processing Charges for authors.  


OAPEN is an online library for open access academic books and publication platform. The organization also has an Open Access Books Toolkit for authors to better understand the open access publishing process, with information on the research life cycle, frequently asked questions, and the ability to find articles through keywords related to open access. 

Lever Press 

Lever is a fully open access publisher with the cost of publishing being supported collectively by supporting institutions rather than individual authors.  

Open Access Funding

Radical Open Access List 

This list, maintained by Radical Open Access, of funding and publishing opportunities for open access books includes publishers that do not have Book Processing Charges and literature on publishing finances.  

Springer Nature List   

List compiled by Springer Nature of funders of open access Book Processing Charges and Chapter Processing Charges.