Mission Statement

The Open Library of Humanities aims to provide a platform for Open Access publishing that is:

  • Reputable and respected through rigorous peer review
  • Sustainable
  • Digitally preserved and safely archived in perpetuity
  • Non-profit
  • Open in both monetary and permission terms
  • Non-discriminatory to authors (collectively funded through a Library Partnership Subsidies model)
  • Technically innovative in response to the needs of scholars and librarians
  • A solution to the serials crisis