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OA books workshop – invitation to researchers

The organisers of a workshop on Open Access books are looking for researchers in any discipline who have published an OA book or are considering this. Three workshops are being run by OAPEN, in partnership with Springer Nature, with the aim to create a toolkit for researchers to better understand OA books and increase uptake.…

10 October 2019Open access books

St Andrews book series now on Open Book Publishers

The St Andrews Studies in French History is a book series published by The St Andrews Centre for French History and Culture.  Since 2010 the Centre has published 9 monographs in the series. Currently these are distributed via a collection in the St Andrews Research Repository, where the PDF can be freely downloaded, and in…

9 September 2019Open access books

Open Access books: Tony Crook’s new book is published OA

This week is Open Access week, and the theme is set to look at the foundational work that is needed to underpin a transition to a world where research results are free and open by default. Recent moves by the open access publisher Knowledge Unlatched have shone a spot light on the need for better…

22 October 2018Open access books

It’s Open Access Week 2018!

It’s that time of year again when around the world people are celebrating all things Open Access. The theme of this year’s International Open Access Week, is “designing equitable foundations for open knowledge.” In the first blog post we will look at work going on in the Humanities to raise the profile of Open Access…

22 October 2018OJS Open access Open access books Theses

New open access book published: Module theory: an approach to linear algebra

Earlier this week we published an open access book via the repository – Module theory: an approach to linear algebra. The book is authored by Emeritus Professor Thomas Blyth. Professor Blyth started at the University of St Andrews back in 1963 when he was appointed to the position of Lecturer in the School of Mathematics.…

2 February 2018Open access books

Kathryn Rudy’s new book published, and it’s open access!

© Universiteitsbibliotheek van Amsterdam, CC BY 4.0. Kathryn Rudy, senior lecturer in the School of Art History, has just published her latest book with Open Book Publishers. The book is licensed under a creative commons CC BY licence, and so is freely available for download from the publisher and our repository. The ebook has also…

21 September 2016Open access books