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As an open access publisher we present high-quality publications particularly from Africa, being committed to the dissemination of peer-reviewed, research-based publications across a range of academic disciplines.
We are committed to providing you with all the resources, support and advice you need to submit your book proposal and publish with us. We are your publishing partner, but you retain copyright of your work, which allows you to use your work for teaching purposes and to upload a copy on your institution’s research output archive.
We publish the following types of scholarly books:
Book proposals are welcomed from all academic fields, in particular the Humanities and Social Sciences, such as Religious Studies, Business Science, Sociology, Education and Psychology.
Our publishing services include:
We are an open access publisher which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the books, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition of open access. Learn more about our copyright and licensing policy.
The National Research Foundation (NRF) requires that all research that is funded by the NRF must be available in open access format within 12 months of publication. The best route for book authors is thus to publish their NRF-funded research in open access. Read more here.
AOSIS requires scholarly book authors to publish their work in open access under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) licence. Read more here: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/
All books are freely available on our website in PDF format; print and ePUB versions can be ordered for a fee. To order print copies, please click here.
AOSIS promotes books in the following ways:
AOSIS is a member of and/or subscribes to the standards and code of practice of several leading industry organisations. See list here.
Our books are mostly published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) license. Please consult each books synopsis for more information.
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