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Open Access Books and Chapters

                                                               

 

At Taylor and Francis we’ve been publishing open access journals since 2006, and in 2013 we complemented it with our open access book program. We publish books and chapters across all subjects covered by Routledge, CRC Press and our other imprints in the humanities, social sciences and behavioural sciences.

Open access book content benefits from:

  • Rigorous peer review
  • Creative Commons licensing options
  • Increased reach of researcher content
  • Being DRM Free
  • Guaranteed legacy preservation of scholarship as research is stored in archives at CLOCKSS and Portico
  • Thorough peer review and the same professional production process as our traditionally published titles.

It is our belief that the option to publish open access is available to as many researchers as possible. To help achieve this we offer waivers on the Book Publishing Charges (BPCs) normally required to publish in the Taylor & Francis open access books program to eligible researchers.

Access over 800 pieces of Open Access book content through our Taylor and Francis eBooks platform

Contact our Open Access Team for more details.

Open Access Publishing Options

Enable researchers to make single- or co-authored books, edited collections and conference proceedings gold open access upon publication.

Give researchers the flexibility to open one or multiple chapters within a title to gold open access.

Convert full books or individual chapters to gold open access after publication. This route benefits from tiered pricing which is linked to the date of publication.

Open multiple titles or chapters from your institution’s researchers to increase the visibility and impact of work.

Knowledge Unlatched collections are living collections that continue to expand for a certain period of time, these collections are financed through libraries coming together to crowd fund key research and making it available to all 

Supporting Your Researchers

A bespoke solution to support your researchers in publishing open access. Simplify the process of publishing open access for authors, reduced administration for library staff and the benefit from discounted publication charges.

When your researchers are looking to publish an open access book or chapter, they will usually be required to pay a book publishing charge (BPC). There are many funding options available to help them cover these fees, our team are here to help you navigate the funding landscape.

Taylor & Francis is here to help guide you through the process from preparing for submission to publication.

Taylor & Francis offers a range of Creative Commons licensing options, so you can find the right fit for your researchers.

Technology is an important aspect to keep in mind when creating Open Access content and making freedigital content available to all. The goal of Open Access is to allow content to be easily found, re-used and have world impact. This would not be the case if the content was behind a paywall.

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