Knowledge Unlatched and OAPEN are pleased to announce that they are partnering to deliver the Knowledge Unlatched Pilot Collection.
The Pilot Collection includes 28 new books from 13 recognised scholarly publishers: Amsterdam University Press, Bloomsbury Academic, Brill, Cambridge University Press, De Gruyter, Duke University Press, Edinburgh University Press, Liverpool University Press, Manchester University Press, Purdue University Press, Rutgers University Press, Temple University Press and University of Michigan Press.
If Knowledge Unlatched is successful in securing a minimum level of library support for the Pilot Collection, all 28 titles will become available as a fully downloadable PDF via OAPEN on a CC-BY-NC or CC-BY-NC-ND licence immediately upon publication.
Knowledge Unlatched and OAPEN are working together to ensure that libraries receive high quality metadata and detailed usage information for collection titles.
OAPEN is a deposit service dedicated to Open Access peer reviewed books, intended to improve quality assurance, discovery, dissemination and preservation of OA publications.