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Explore Open Access Books

Springer Nature held a free multidisciplinary event for researchers in honour of Academic Book Week, exploring how open access can help book authors make the most out of their research. Read more about the event.


If you couldn't attend the event, here are some insights we would like to share with you.

Recordings from our Academic Book Week

Watch recordings from our event 'Explore Open Access Books'.

1. Welcome - Tim Britton (Academic Book Week 2018)

2. About OA books - Ros Pyne (Academic Book Week 2018)

3. Bookmetrix & ORCID - Martijn Roelandse (Academic Book Week 2018)

4. Future of OA book funding - Hannah Hope (Academic Book Week 2018)

5. OA Books Author Panel (Academic Book Week 2018)

6. Event wrap up panel (Academic Book Week 2018)