Open Access Books: Supporting SDG 3

Open access (OA) books addressing SDG 3 can help drive policies and conversations.

Below you’ll find recent OA books related to SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being. These books are having an impact on both the Goal and the discussions around it.

You can also read about some authors’ experience publishing their books open access and what it’s meant for their influence on policymakers and business leaders, in addition to their colleagues in the research community.


Interviews with authors of open access books related to SDG 3

Prof. Emeritus Maurice B. Mittelmark

Prof. Emeritus Maurice B. Mittelmark

Professor Emeritus, University of Bergen, Norway. 
Editor of The Handbook of Salutogenesis (Second edition 2022).

"OA is the only publishing model that ensures an academic book will achieve deep and timely penetration of my academic arenaRead the interview

Featured OA Chapters

Knowledge Translation: Key Concepts, Terms and Activities

from Population Health Monitoring

Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Designing for Mental Health: Psychiatry, Psychology and the Architectural Study Project

from Preventing Mental Illness

Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Centenarians and Supercentenarians in Japan

from Exceptional Lifespans

Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Drug-Resistant Infection: Causes, Consequences, and Responses

from Ethics and Drug Resistance: Collective Responsibility for Global Public Health

Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Providing Universal Access While Avoiding Antiretroviral Resistance: Ethical Tensions in HIV Treatment

from Ethics and Drug Resistance: Collective Responsibility for Global Public Health

Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Fairness, Compulsory Vaccination, and Conscientious Objection

from The Ethics of Vaccination

Palgrave Macmillan 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Planning for the Future: Special Education and the Creation of ‘Healthy Minds’

from Healthy Minds in the Twentieth Century

Palgrave Macmillan 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

The Impossibility of Egoism

from Between Psychology and Philosophy

Palgrave Macmillan 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Successful Ageing: An Opportunity and Responsibility for All

from Health and Wellbeing in Late Life

Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

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Good reasons to publish an OA book

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

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