*With apologies for cross-posting (in English)*
The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) relaunches on the open source DSpace platform.
The DOAB Foundation is pleased to share that the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) has successfully migrated to a new open source environment. The renewed DOAB platform offers additional functionalities and features, improving the service for all stakeholders.
Niels Stern, Director of OAPEN and co-director of DOAB said “The entire DOAB team is very excited about this development. Transitioning to the open source DSpace platform represents an important next step for the DOAB Foundation and our firm commitment to open science.”
The transition of DOAB to an open source environment comes at a time where momentum for OA books is on the rise and access to scholarly books is proving to be of critical importance to users worldwide.
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Following the migration, all DOAB services will remain free of charge with all data being freely available.
Community Manager DOAB / OAPEN
DOAB is a community-driven discovery service that indexes and provides access to over 34,000 scholarly, peer-reviewed open access books. The Directory of Open Access Books is a service of the DOAB Foundation. The DOAB Foundation is a non-profit legal entity under Dutch law (‘stichting’), established by the OAPEN Foundation and OpenEdition.