Open access (OA) advances research on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals—as OA easily connects researchers and their work to policy makers, business leaders, and professionals who can put discoveries into practice.
When most people think about this, they’re thinking about journal articles and primary research. But what’s true of journal articles is also true of books. Open access books are easy to find and share, allowing for authors to increase the real-world impact of their work.
Take a closer look and read interviews with OA book authors that illustrate how publishing their books OA has extended their impact and reach.
On this page you will also find selected highlights from Springer Nature’s SDG OA book portfolio, information on why you too should publish OA, and resources on OA funding.