Open Access Books

Directory of Open Access Books

DOAB is a community-driven discovery service that indexes and provides access to scholarly, peer-reviewed open access books and helps users to find trusted open access book publishers.

Springer Nature OA Books

Springer Nature publishes open access (OA) books and chapters under its Springer, Palgrave Macmillan and Apress imprints.

Open Library

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Project Muse OA Books

Project MUSE offers open access (OA) books, journals, and digital humanities works from several distinguished university presses, scholarly societies, and independent not-for-profit academic publishers.

Taylor & Francis OA Books

Taylor & Francis Open Access Books have been publishing open access books and chapters across all subjects covered by Routledge, CRC Press and our other imprints in the humanities, social sciences and behavioral sciences.


A central repository for hosting and disseminating OA books

Brill OA Books

Brill’s OA Books focuses on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences.

MIT Press Open

MIT Press is one of the largest and most distinguished university presses in the world and a leading publisher of books and journals at the intersection of science, technology, art, social science, and design.

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg is an online library of free eBooks.

National Academies Press

The National Academies Press (NAP) publishes the reports of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is an American digital library with the stated mission of “universal access to all knowledge”.

University of California Press

UC Press publishes bold, forward-thinking titles in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

Cornell Open

Cornell Open is a global open-access portal for classic out-of-print books from the distinguished catalog of Cornell University Press.

Open Textbook Library

Open textbooks are licensed by authors and publishers to be freely used and adapted, download, edit and distribute them at no cost.


TOME (Toward an Open Monograph Ecosystem) advances the wide dissemination of scholarship by humanities and humanistic social sciences faculty members through open access editions of peer-reviewed and professionally edited monographs.

Punctum Books

Punctum Books hosts a variety of scholarly imprints addressing emerging and cross-disciplinary fields of inquiry, produced in an eclectic variety of formats,