KU Select 2018 Books

 
 

KU Select 2018 Books Collection

  • 443 books available: 171 front list (October 2018-October 2019) and 272 backlist (2007-2017)
  • Participation from more than 70 leading scholarly publishers from 5 continents, including university presses, commercial publishers, and Open Access publishers
  • Curated by the KU Title Selection Committee consisting of 160 librarians
  • 19 subject areas in the Humanities and Social Sciences and 9 within the Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine subject areas
  • Creative Commons licences - hosted by OAPEN, JSTOR, BiblioLabs and MUSEOpen and also preserved by CLOCKSS and Portico.
  • High Quality MARC Records will be provided by OCLC

KU Select 2018 HSS Books Collection

KU Select 2018 STEM Books Collection

343 HSS books available:

  • 151 Frontlist titles (Nov 2018 - Nov 2019)
  • 192 Backlist titles (2007 - 2017)
  • 19 subject areas within the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Pledge your support for the full collection at a rate of $11,089 // €9,950 // £8,756
100 STEM books available:

  • 20 Frontlist titles (Nov 2018 - Nov 2019)
  • 80 Backlist titles (2007 - 2017)
  • 9 subject areas within the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Medicine
  • Pledge your support for the full collection at a rate of $3,090 // €2,500 // £2,200
 

 

Find out more about the Book Collection

Titles in the KU Select 2018 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 HSS and STEM 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 $55 (€50 / £44) per HSS frontlist book and $14,50 (€12,50 / £11) per HSS backlist book, by selecting either:
  • Full pledge: The complete KU Select 2018 HSS Books Collection of 343 titles (both frontlist and backlist) priced at $11089 // €9950 / £8756 - with a minimum pledge of 90% of the total cost, or
  • Only front list: The KU Select 2018 HSS front list collection of 151 titles which costs $8305 // €7750 // £6644 - 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. Please contact us to get your individual quote
Pledge your participation for $92,50 (€75 / £66) per STEM frontlist book and $15,50 (€12,50 / £11) per STEM backlist book, by selecting either:
  • Full pledge: The complete KU Select 2018 STEM Books Collection of 100 titles (both frontlist and backlist) priced at $3090 // €2500 / £2200 - with a minimum pledge of 90% of the total cost, or
  • Only front list: The KU Select 2018 STEM front list collection of 20 titles which costs $1850 // €1500 // £1320 - 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. Please contact us to get your individual quote

 
 

 

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