Description: The OAPEN Foundation is a non-profit foundation dedicated to open access publishing of academic books. OAPEN provides a platform for the full text dissemination of Open Access books and provides services to publishers and libraries. OAPEN builds a quality controlled collection of peer-reviewed Open Access books, mainly in the area of Humanities and Social Sciences, and develops services for publishers, libraries and research funders in the areas of dissemination, quality assurance and digital preservation.
Resource Note: Database of open access scholarly books, contains a lot of introductory/textbooks
Subject / Curriculum Note: Multiple subjects are represented with the vast majority representing the social sciences. This resource would be amazing for selecting course materials in the higher division and graduate work.