May 23, 2022

Open Access Books: Oxford University Press Formally Joins OAPEN, 24 Full Text Titles From OUP Available

From Today’s OAPEN Announcement:

2016-04-25_08-57-54We are delighted to announce that Oxford University Press (OUP) is now officially member of OAPEN. Before this partnership the OAPEN Library contained many OUP books that were added through the OAPEN-UK pilot and our partner Wellcome Trust. Now, with three more titles added as part of its membership, there are twenty-four titles from Oxford University Press in the OAPEN Library.


Our latest open access book, published earlier this month in conjunction with the United Nation University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER), is an important contribution to the topic of growth and poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa. By providing free online access to the text, both OUP and UNU-WIDER aim to reach audiences around the globe with this valuable contribution to public knowledge.”

Latest OUP Title Added to OAPEN (Available OA)

Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

The recovery of economic growth in Africa since the mid-1990s is widely recognised. This latest open access book from Oxford University Press discusses the growth’s implications for poverty reduction. It is based on original country case studies undertaken by local and international experts, identifying and explaining trends in monetary and non-monetary poverty and their links to growth.

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The OAPEN Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation based in the Netherlands, with its registered office at the National Library in The Hague. OAPEN is dedicated to open access, peer-reviewed books. OAPEN operates two platforms, the OAPEN Library (, a central repository for hosting and disseminating OA books, and the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB,, a discovery service for OA books. We work with publishers to build a quality-controlled collection of open access books, and provide services for publishers, libraries and research funders in the areas of dissemination, quality assurance and digital preservation.

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