Berlin/Bern, 02.10.2018. Together with the international publishers Peter Lang, DeGruyter and Vervuert, Knowledge Unlatched (KU) is forming a collection of books in Romance studies. KU will collect funding from libraries all over the world to make 36 titles which are to be published between 2019 and 2021 available as Open Access. Publication will be overseen by a prestigious editorial board.
KU’s Romance Studies package, which is now open for pledging by libraries, is the first cross-publisher initiative in the field of Romance Studies. Libraries will help to finance the publication of 12 new titles a year which will be published as gold Open Access, alongside 12 backlist titles which will be made available Open Access free of charge.
About Knowledge Unlatched (KU): Knowledge Unlatched (KU) offers free access to scholarly content for every reader across the world. Our online platform provides libraries worldwide with a central place to support Open Access models from leading publishing houses and new OA initiatives.