Apress, a publisher of technology books, announced the launch of ApressOpen, a program that offers technology companies and professionals the opportunity to publish technical and business content under an open access model. With ApressOpen, content will be freely available through online distribution channels and electronic formats with the goal of disseminating professionally edited and technically reviewed content to the worldwide community.
In support of this launch, Apress is working with Intel Corporation to publish at least 10 books under the ApressOpen brand. Intel is providing assistance with content architecture with resources from their Industry Education Office. ApressOpen content will be distributed on SpringerLink with over 122,000,000 unique visitors per year as well as on Apress.com, Intel.com, and all major ebook and database platforms.