Open Access Books for Librarians

Open access books for your institution

Taylor & Francis are one of the top producers of open access books content worldwide, each library is able to integrate our open access book content to their catalogues free of charge if they have a Taylor & Francis eBooks subscription. 

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Helping your researchers find the best open access content

  • Which subject areas do we have open access books in? We have over 1,500 full  open access books in over 60 subject categories. Our strengths are in Humanities and Social Sciences and we have a growing STEM and behavioural sciences open access book programme.
  • Which repositories does Taylor & Francis use for open access books? Open access content is available not only on Taylor & Francis eBooks, but on online repositories such as Google Scholar, DOAB and OAPEN. In 2022 Taylor & Francis open access books were accessed in every single country around the globe tracked from the OAPEN platform giving expanded reach to the research.
  • Are the books DRM Free? Yes, all open access books from Taylor & Francis are DRM Free.
  • Do open access books have the same accessibility and formatting as traditional eBooks? Yes, the open access titles go through the exact same rigorous peer review and through production process as our traditionally published titles. Each open access title on Taylor & Francis eBooks will be marked with the open access symbol