Open Access Books: Supporting SDG 11

Research on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11, Sustainable Cities and Communities can have a huge impact on policy as a book. Books—more than journal articles—often form the basis for governmental and non-governmental organization policy approaches.

A book can reach those key people. And open access (OA) books can have the widest possible reach. Anyone, anywhere with an Internet connection can read OA books. Below, you’ll find a list of OA books on SDG 11, Sustainable Cities and Communities that show what publishing an OA book can mean.

Interview with editors of an OA book related to SDG 11

Andrea Membretti

Andrea Membretti

Assistant Professor, Universitz of Pavia, Italy
Jess Delves
Global Mountain Safeguard Research (GLOMOS), Bolzano, Italy
Editors of the book Sustainable Futures in Southern Africa's Mountains

"OA is a great opportunity to reach a wider audience, particularly beyond a purely academic sphereRead the interview

Featured OA chapters

Featured German-language books

Good reasons to publish an OA book

  • Increased visibility & discoverability
  • High quality
  • Authors retain copyright
  • Compliance with funder mandates

We look forward to publishing your OA book and helping you achieve your goals. Learn more