KU Open Services


Achieve greater impact for your OA titles

  • Impact is as important for OA as for paywalled content
  • Greater impact can be achieved through improved discoverability
  • Improved discoverability relies on streamlined and effective workflows
  • Title visibility in leading hosting platforms , indexing databases , and archives
  • Easy importation into library catalogues
  • Measures to reduce double dipping
  • Complete transparency over the process and reliable data about the real impact of OA
  • KU titles are present in discovery systems DOAB, Google Scholar, ProQuest Serial Solutions, ExLibris (Primo Central), EBSCO Discovery Service, Knowledge Base, Worldcat and others
  • Titles are hosted at OAPEN, HathiTrust and JSTOR
  • Archiving with Portico and CLOCKKS
  • Quarterly reporting on usage data
  • Libraries provided with MARC records and direct push notification to 450+ KU libraries

If you would like to find out more or discuss taking advantage of KU Open Services please contact Philipp