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Directory of Open Access Books

Brief Overview: The Directory of Open Access Books is a service of OAPEN Foundation. The OAPEN Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation based in the Netherlands, with its registered office at the National Library in The Hague. OAPEN is dedicated to open access, peer-reviewed books. OAPEN operates two platforms, the OAPEN Library (www.oapen.org), a central repository for hosting and disseminating OA books, and the Directory of Open Access Books a discovery service for OA books. We work with publishers to build a quality-controlled collection of open access books, and provide services for publishers, libraries and research funders in the areas of dissemination, quality assurance and digital preservation. 42,964 academic peer-reviewed books from 620 publishers.

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  • Form/Type of Material: Literature, Academic and Reference 
  • Subjects: Sociology,  Politics and Government, Society & Culture, Social research & statistics, Human Geography, Migration, Development Studies, Crime & Criminology. 

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