Toolbox Series on online resources in African Studies
This week in the African Studies Toolbox, we recommend the open access books on African languages from Language Science Press.
Language Science Press is a born-digital scholar-led open access publisher in linguistics.
Series on African languages and linguistics include:
- African Language Grammars and Dictionaries
- Contemporary African Linguistics
- Niger-Congo Comparative Studies
Language Science Press publishes 30 monographs and edited volumes a year. All books are free of charge for authors and for readers (pdf).
Their 29 series are supported by a worldwide network of 400+ editors, 400+ community proofreaders and 1000+ supporters. Over 1000 linguists have published a book or a chapter with Language Science Press. A 13-members advisory board oversees the quality of content and operations. The operational costs are jointly met by a network of 115 funding institutions. There are no fees for authors or readers (Platinum/Diamond Open Access).