SciELO, 2500 books

Collaboration SciELO and over 2500 books in DOAB



We are happy to welcome the well-known publishing network SciELO to DOAB.  SciELO - The Scientific Electronic Library Online - accounts for twelve Brazilian academic publishers and nearly 300 new titles in DOAB!

SciELO is an electronic library covering a selected collection of Brazilian scientific journals. Its book division, the SciELO Books Portal publishes national and thematic collections of academic books online aiming to maximise the visibility, accessibility, use, and impact of research. All books published through SciELO are subjected to a rigorous peer review process.

2500 books in DOAB

In the first week of 2015, we passed the number of 2500 books in DOAB. As this number increases steadily, there are currently 2761 books indexed in DOAB. We would like to highlight a couple of these books:

New titles from Ubiquity Press

Being a dedicated Open Access publisher, Ubiquity Press regularly publishes books about subjects that are related to OA. Here are three recent examples about electronic publishing, open data, and open education - have a look in DOAB:   

-    Battle for Open: How openness won and why it doesn't feel like victory
-    Issues in Open Research Data
-    Ebooks in education: Realising the vision

New title from Open Book Publishers

Open Book Publishers recently published a new book by eminent linguist, philosopher, and political thinker Professor Emeritus Noam Chomsky - Democracy and Power: The Delhi Lectures. The book treats Chomsky’s early insights into the workings of power in the modern world. Check out this title in DOAB.  

For more information, please contact Eelco Ferwerda, director of the OAPEN Foundation,, +31(0)629565168.
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