Knowledge Unlatched (KU) announces a new record for usage of its Open Access (OA) books. Over 950 titles from the Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) have been accessed more than 1 million times by users worldwide in the past 8 months of this year alone. The increase in usage compared to 2017 is significant: On aggregate, KU content has seen 570,000 full-text downloads on the OAPEN platform and a further 490,000 chapter downloads on the JSTOR platform.
Financed by libraries worldwide, nearly 1,000 titles have already been made available through Knowledge Unlatched, and several hundred titles are added every year.
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