KU Select 2017 Books

 

KU Select 2017 pledging process so far

  • Amount pledged60%
 

KU Select 2017 Collection

  • 343 books available: 151 front list (Nov 2017-April 2018) and 192 backlist (2006-2016)
  • 21 journals available (formerly closed and Open Access titles)
  • Participation from 60 leading scholarly publishers from 5 continents, including university presses, commercial publishers, and Open Access publishers
  • Curated by the KU Title Selection Committee consisting of 40 librarians from 12 countries
  • 17 subject areas in the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Creative Commons licences - hosted by OAPEN and HathiTrust, also preserved by CLOCKSS and Portico.
 
 
 

 

Find out more about the Book Collection

Titles in the KU Select 2017 Book Collections have been specially selected to represent a broad range of specialist research books, Most of our titles are monographs, though we also include a few edited collections and backlist titles as supplementary course content.
Your participation supports an ever-growing number of institutions that are using acquisitions funds to make Humanities and Social Sciences titles Open Access. This models benefit both individual libraries - by providing content at a lower price than the purchase of single print copies and/or e-books – and the wider community, be providing access to scholarly for every reader across the world. There are a number of additional benefits for libraries:
  • Enables libraries to contribute to fulfilling OA mandates in certain territories
  • Flexible offering – pick and choose from available options
  • Quarterly usage reports to show the real impact of OA publishing
  • DRM-free titles
  • High-quality MARC records for better discoverability
  • 35% discount on purchases of other formats from publishers in recognition of KU participation
  • Involvement with the creation of future collections by taking part in the Library Steering Committee and Title Selection Committee
Pledge your participation for $53 (€50 / £42,50) per frontlist book and $13.25 (€12,50 / £10,65) per backlist book, by selecting either:
  • Full pledge: The complete KU Select 2017 collection of 343 titles (both frontlist and backlist) priced at $10 547 // €9950 / £ 8463 - with a minimum pledge of 90% of the total cost, or
  • Only front list: The KU Select 2017 front list collection of 151 titles which costs $8003 // €7750 // £6418 - with a minimum pledge of 90% of the total cost.
  • If your institution is in Norway, the US, Canada, Italy, France or the UK: we can now offer differential pricing for these regions, based on the Carnegie or JISC classification. Please click below to get your individual quote.

 

If you have any other questions, please get in touch with Hannah who'll be happy to discuss further

 
 
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Supporting institutions

  • McGill University
  • The University of Rhode Island
  • The University of Virginia
  • The University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Birkbeck, University of London
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Duke University
  • Kenyon College
  • The University of South Australia
  • The University of Queensland
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of British Columbia
  • The Royal Library of Belgium
  • Ohio University
  • University of North Texas
  • MacEwan University
  • University of Melbourne
  • Boston College
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Exeter
  • Max Planck Digital Library
  • Arkansas State University
  • Brown University
  • University of Surrey
  • Stockholm University
  • James Madison University
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Memphis
  • La Trobe University
  • Purdue University
  • German National Library of Science and Technology
  • University of Münster
  • University of Amsterdam
  • University of Maynooth
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Carleton College
  • Northwestern University
  • Macalester College
  • Dartmouth College
  • Indiana University Bloomington
  • Harvard University
  • Wellesley College
  • Curtin University
  • University of Newcastle
  • Temple University
  • Ashesi University (AMICAL)
  • American University of Bulgaria (AMICAL)
  • American University of Paris (AMICAL)
  • John Cabot University (AMICAL)
  • Forman Christian College (AMICAL)
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • University of California, Riverside
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of California, Merced
  • University of Northampton
  • Free University of Berlin
  • University of Rostock
  • University at Albany SUNY
  • Iowa State University
  • Free University of Amsterdam
  • Vancouver Island University
  • University of Edinburgh
  • Justus Liebig University Giessen
  • University of York
  • Australian Catholic University
  • University of Kentucky
  • Australian National University
  • Grand Valley State University
  • University of Groningen
  • University College London
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • CSIC Madrid
  • University Cologne
  • University of Zürich
  • California State University, Northridge
  • University of Wyoming
  • Bates College
  • Trent University
  • University of South Florida
  • National Library of Sweden
  • University of St. Gallen
  • Dickinson College
  • University of St Andrews
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Smith College
  • Gettysburg College
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Whitman College
  • University of Texas at Arlington
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Texas at Dallas
  • University of Texas at El Paso
  • University of Texas of the Permian Basin
  • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
  • University of Texas at San Antonio
  • University of Texas at Tyler
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • Texas Medical Center Library
  • University of Ottawa
  • University of Huddersfield
  • The British Library
  • Simon Fraser University
  • University of Münster
  • German National Library of Science and Technology
  • Berlin State Library
  • Princeton University Library
  • George Mason University
  • East Carolina University
  • University of Buffalo
  • California State University, Channel Islands
  • University of Western Australia
  • Yale University
  • James Madison University
  • York University
  • Emory University
  • University of Michigan Ann Arbor
  • University of Potsdam
  • University of Oregon
  • Rollins College
  • Tufts University
  • Emory University
  • Queen Mary, University of London
  • University of Montreal
  • University of Sheffield
  • University of Twente
  • Miami University, Oxford
  • Ohio State University
  • University of Notre Dame, Hesburgh Libraries
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Oregon State University
  • College of William and Mary
  • Victoria University of Wellington
  • University of Arts London
  • University of Leiden
  • Ruhr University Bochum
  • Memorial University
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Bremen
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Cornell University
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • Oslo and Akershus University College
  • Sacred Heart University
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • Williams College
  • Reed College
  • Macquarie University
  • University of Tennessee
  • Hope College
  • Monash University
  • Wilfrid Laurier University
  • George Washington University
  • University of Iceland
  • University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway
  • National Library of Scotland
  • Georgetown University
  • Boston University
  • Colby College