Open Access Books: Supporting SDG 15

Research on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 15, Life on Land 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 15, Life on Land that show what publishing an OA book can mean.

Featured OA books

Featured OA Chapters

The Effects of Noise on Animals

from Exploring Animal Behavior Through Sound: Volume 1

Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Climate Change Impacts on Bird Species

from Bird Species

Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Sustainable Use and Development of Forests and Forest Soils: A Resume

from Status and Dynamics of Forests in Germany

Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Featured German-language books

Good reasons to publish an OA book

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

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