Knowledge Unlatched (KU), the international initiative for Open Access (OA), is pleased to announce OA Heroes 2022, highlighting the countries, institutions, publishers, disciplines and scholarly titles seeing the most usage worldwide. The number of total user interactions (including downloads and views) for KU titles has grown year on year by 16 percent and now stands at a total of 16.2 million. On average, each title unlatched through KU gets 5,450 user interactions.
“2 AMICAL Libraries are part of the KU Selection Committee • The KU SelectCommittee consists of librarians from all over the world who make the selection of books to be included in our KU Select Books model, ensuring the most relevant content for users worldwide is included. • Librarians in the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences, selecting the most relevant content for KU Select 2022 HSS Books: titles for KU Select are not chosen by us or publishers but by the library community, through the KU Selection Committee • Thisyear’s voting process closed on 9 April, we will announce the result and the new collections at the beginning of May • It is free to participate! …”
“What is Knowledge Unlatched • How our main collection is created: KU Select HSS Books Collection • Open Research Library: central hosting platform for Open Access content • ORL -mainuser-level functionalities • ORL–how to index content in your Library System • Time for questions…”