Making Open Access Work in HSS
We, at Knowledge Unlatched, are happy that you are looking into submitting titles for the new KU Select HSS Books collection of 2019. As the 6th round of KU Select we hope to create a collection that is relevant for libraries, scientific institutions, and, most of all, its readers. We look forward to receiving your quality frontlist and backlist titles that you would like to publish Open Access. Only together we can create a sustainable future for Open Access publishing in HSS. Read more about the specifics of this collection and submit your titles below.
Which HSS Titles Can You Submit?
For this year we like to ask publishers to submit titles in the following subjects. This enables us to create a relevant and coherent collection.
Business & Economics
Theology & Religion
Music, Drama, Performing Arts
Media & Communications
CC licence type agreed with author, in advance if possible
Books have been Subject to Peer Review
Monographs and Edited Collections
English Language and preferably titles published in print as hardback
Due to strong publisher interest, we suggest submitting up to a maximum of 20 titles for frontlist plus 20 for backlist titles
All online formats (ePub, PDF and mobi) are made available under a CC license
Submit titles that are relevant to an international cohort of libraries e.g. not too regionally focused
Planned Publication between October 2019 – October 2020
The publisher will receive the fixed Net Title Fee of $ 12,980 / € 11,000 / £ 9,685 per unlatched title (excl. VAT)
Published between 2008 – 2018
The publisher will receive the fixed Net Title Fee of $ 2,950 / € 2,500 / £ 2,200 per unlatched title (excl. VAT)