We offer a range of services to both libraries and publishers to improve discoverability and achieve higher impact for OA titles
Find out more about discoverability
All KU titles are discoverable in OAPEN’s Directory of Open Access Books, HathiTrust’s Digital Library and through library discovery tools that include: EBSCO Discovery Service, Summon and Ex Libris. Books are also listed in the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)
KU Open Services has been tailor-made to support publishers to increase their discoverability and the impact of their OA titles
- We provide supporting libraries with quarterly usage reports to guarantee complete transparency
- Usage data is available on an institutional, regional, and national level
- We provide libraries with support in interpreting their data
By bringing together specialist researchers with librarians, publishers, and open access practitioners KU Research is working to realise the potential of OA scholarly content.