KU Select – HSS Books 2020



Making Open Access Work in HSS

We, at Knowledge Unlatched, are happy that you are looking into submitting titles for the new KU Select HSS Books collection of 2020. As the 7th round of KU Select begins, we hope to create a collection that is relevant for libraries, scientific institutions, and, most of all, their patrons. We look forward to receiving your quality frontlist and backlist titles that you would like to publish Open Access. Only together we can create a sustainable future for Open Access publishing in HSS. Read more about the specifics of this collection and submit your titles below.


You can submit your title suggestions at

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Which HSS Titles Can You Submit?

The Disciplines
Submission Criteria
Pricing Structure
The Disciplines

For this year we would like to ask publishers to submit titles in the following subjects. This enables us to create a relevant and coherent collection.


Anthropology and Develpment Studies

Communication, Cultural and Media Studies, Library and Information Management

English Language and Literature

History

Modern Languages and Linguistics

Politics and International Studies

Sociology

Submission Criteria

CC licence type agreed with author, in advance if possible

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Books have been Subject to Peer Review

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Monographs and Edited Collections

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English Language and preferably titles published in print as hardback

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Due to strong publisher interest, we suggest submitting up to a maximum of 20 titles for frontlist plus 20 for backlist titles

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All online formats (ePub, PDF and mobi) are made available under a CC license

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Submit titles that are relevant to an international cohort of libraries e.g. not too regionally focused

Pricing Structure

Frontlist Titles

Planned Publication between September 2020 – October 2021

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The publisher will receive the fixed Net Title Fee of $ 9,735 / € 8,250 / £ 7,260 per unlatched title (excl. VAT)


Backlist Titles

Published between 2008 – 2018

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The publisher will receive the fixed Net Title Fee of $ 2,212.5 / € 1,875 / £ 1,650 per unlatched title (excl. VAT)



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