DOAB: Directory of Open Access Books 2012-04-13


“OAPEN is pleased to announce the launch of the Directory of Open Access Books (, a discovery service for peer reviewed books published under an Open Access license. DOAB provides a searchable index to the information about these books, with links to the full texts of the publications at the publisher’s website or repository. The primary aim of DOAB is to increase discoverability of Open Access books. Academic publishers are invited to provide the metadata of their Open Access books to DOAB. These metadata will be harvestable in order to maximize dissemination, visibility and impact. At the start of the service there are just over 20 publishers participating with about 750 Open Access books and new publishers and books will be added in the next few days. Publishers who wish to participate in DOAB can find more information here. DOAB is launched in a Beta version to enable feedback from users and to further develop the service... The Directory of Open Access Books is provided by OAPEN Foundation in cooperation with SemperTool...”



08/16/2012, 06:08

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Tags: oa.publishers oa.licensing oa.copyright oa.harvesting oa.metadata oa.books oa.oapen oa.indexing oa.doab oa.libre oa.announcements



Date tagged:

04/13/2012, 15:20

Date published:

04/13/2012, 14:20