May 21, 2022

Milestones: Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) Reaches 30,000 Books From Over 400 Publishers

From the DOAB:

The number of open access books included in DOAB has grown impressively from just over 10,000 books in 2018 to 31,917 as of today. In terms of publishers, we are happy to see that over 400 publishers are included in DOAB as we strive to improve the coverage of the directory.


Source: DOAB

Thanks to new pledges of support from Canada, France and the Netherlands we surpassed the halfway point of our SCOSS [Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services] campaign. Currently, we are at 60% of our financial target. In these challenging times, we are grateful for the worldwide support for DOAB and OAPEN and commitment to OA books. Have a look at the updated supporter page on the DOAB platform here, now consisting of nearly 50 SCOSS supporters and DOAB members.

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About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.