KU Select 2024 HSS Books
Making Open Access Work in Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS)
We are happy that you are looking into submitting titles for the new KU Select HSS Books collection of 2024. As the 10th anniversary round of KU Select begins, there are three important changes that you can read more about below. We hope to create a collection that is relevant for libraries, scientific institutions, and, most of all, their patrons. We are looking forward to receiving suggestions for the quality titles that you would like to make Open Access.
If you have further questions after reading this page, please contact our Head of Publisher Relations, Neil Blair Christensen: firstname.lastname@example.org
What are the title criteria and fee incentives?
Title suggestions must have undergone peer review.
Titles must fit a listed subject and should be relevant to an international cohort of libraries.
Monographs and Edited Collections are eligible.
All online formats (ePub, PDF, and mobi) are made available under CC License types, and types are determined by publishers.
Titles are in English language and preferably published in print as hardback.
Maximum 50 submissions per publisher.
We aim to unlatch 140 titles in KU Select 2024, 20 titles per subject.
For this year we would like to ask publishers to submit titles in the following subjects. This enables us to create a relevant and coherent collection.
No Poverty, SDG 1
Good Health and Well-being, SDG 3
Gender Equality, SDG 5
Decent Work and Economic Growth, SDG 8
Reduced Inequalities, SDG 10
Climate Action, SDG 13
Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions, SDG 16
Titles must have estimated publication Oct 2023 – Dec 2024.
Titles are ineligible if they were published before or are estimated to be published after.
Publishers receive Net Title Fees of EUR 8,250 / USD 8,884 / GBP 7,297 per unlatched title (excl. VAT).