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Knowledge Unlatched and partners launch Open Research Library

(17 May 2019) Free access to scientific content is often limited due to the fragile technical infrastructure around it: content is stored in a variety of versions at various locations and without any uniform search functionalities. The Open Access initiative Knowledge Unlatched has addressed this growing problem and is now launching the Open Research Library […]


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Knowledge Unlatched to open up its central platform for the funding of Open Access models

(5 October 2017, Berlin) Knowledge Unlatched (KU) is pleased to announce its transformation into a central Open Access (OA) platform. Through this platform, KU will support publishers and OA initiatives by managing the funding processes for their OA models. It will also provide libraries and funders all over the world with one central place where […]


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iGroup partners with Knowledge Unlatched in Asia and Oceania

(27 June 2017, Hong Kong) iGroup is partnering with Knowledge Unlatched (KU), a global initiative in which publishers and libraries collaborate to make books from the Humanities and Social Sciences freely available to readers around the world. Effective immediately all of Asia and Oceania will be covered by iGroup. “KU is the leading initiative in […]


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Knowledge Unlatched announces expansion into STEM in 2018

(4 July 2017, Berlin) Knowledge Unlatched (KU) is happy to announce its move into the STEM publishing market. From Q1 2018 onwards, KU will accept submissions—both books and journals—in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. This will form a new KU Select collection to be offered for pledging in mid-2018. Open Access in […]


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Google Scholar indexes open access books

(28 October 2015) The length of monographs and their level of treatment pose unique challenges in a search environment. Monographs generally describe mature work unlike journal articles, which usually describe early stage work. As a result, it can be hard to achieve a successful search experience for restricted access monographs, according to Anurag Acharya of […]


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Knowledge Unlatched wins the Curtin University Award for Best Innovation in Education 2015

(28 September 2015) The 2015 Curtin Commercial Innovation Awards were held at the State Reception Centre in Kings Park, Perth, Australia on Friday 18th September 2015. This year’s competition attracted a record 46 applications from across Curtin University with 12 applicants shortlisted to present to a panel of judges looking at novelty, level of development, […]


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Knowledge Unlatched Pilot Collection to become open access

(10 March 2014)  the Knowledge Unlatched (KU) Pilot Collection of 28 new books from 13 recognised scholarly publishers will become Open Access. The KU Pilot Collection is the first step in creating a sustainable route to Open Access for Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) books. Support from a minimum of 200 libraries willing to participate […]


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