Directory of Open Access Books Passes 2500 Titles & Partners, Adds Books From SciELO
1. In the first week of 2015, we passed the number of 2500 books in DOAB. As this number increases steadily, there are currently 2761 books indexed in DOAB.
2. SciELO – The Scientific Electronic Library Online – accounts for twelve Brazilian academic publishers and nearly 300 new titles in DOAB!
SciELO is an electronic library covering a selected collection of Brazilian scientific journals. Its book division, the SciELO Books Portal publishes national and thematic collections of academic books online aiming to maximise the visibility, accessibility, use, and impact of research. All books published through SciELO are subjected to a rigorous peer review process.
Btw, if you’re interested in learning about new books as they’re added to the DOAB this RSS will help.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.