Germany: publisher to make titles OA through crowdfunding

De Gruyter will offer 100 titles for Open Access through crowdfunder is a crowdfunding platform making e-books freely accessible.  If users contribute enough to their chosen title, the works will be made freely available worldwide.

Academic publisher De Gruyter is to offer 100 titles of its 'e-dition' works on  Each title that raises $2,100 will become open access.

The titles offered are English- and German- language and were published between 1958 and 2003.

The De Gruyter page at can be found here.

Source: Digital Book World.