Member Record

OAPEN Foundation

OAPEN Foundation
Membership Category
Infrastructure & Services (Non-Commercial)
OAPEN Foundation is a non-profit legal entity under Dutch law (‘stichting’) and is based at the National Library in The Hague.
Main Address
Prins Willem-Alexanderhof 5, 2595 BE The Hague, NL
Other Office Locations
Copyright and Licensing Link
Copyright and Licensing Policy
OAPEN enables libraries and aggregators to use the metadata of all available titles of the OAPEN Library. All metadata feeds are available under a CC0 1.0 license
Complaint Contact Link
Complaint Policy
Publication Charge Link
Publication Charge Policy
OASPA Compliant OA Journals
OA Articles (approx. number in 12 months)
OASPA Compliant OA Books
Peer Review Process Link
Peer Review Policy
OAPEN screens publishers who wish to join the library and provide Open Access publications to the collection. OAPEN requires publishers to describe their peer review procedures and make these descriptions available for publication on the OAPEN website. The aim of transparency in peer review procedures is to ensure and promote academic standards. Reviewing should be conducted by independent peers and/or editorial boards. Editors (including series editors) should not act as reviewers.
OAPEN Foundation is dedicated to open access publishing of academic books and provides services to publishers, libraries and research funders. OAPEN Library ( is a deposit service for the full text dissemination of OA books. The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB – is a discovery service for OA books.

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