University of Zagreb Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Library of the University of Zagreb Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Academic Library · Croatia

FF Open Press

Iva Melinščak Zlodi, FF Open Press coordinator
Phone: +385 1 4092 411

Program Overview

The FF Open Press is a digital platform for e-books (scholarly monographs, edited volumes, textbooks, conference proceedings) published by the University of Zagreb Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. All books are available in open access.
  • Publishing activities began: 2019
  • Stage of publishing efforts: 2 - Early
  • Open access focus: Central to mission
  • Portion of Open Access publications: All
  • Publishing Languages: Croatian; English; Hungarian; Russian; Spanish; French

Program Organization

  • Organization of publishing services: Centralized library publishing unit/department
  • Advisory/editorial board: Yes
  • Total staffing in Full Time Equivalents (FTE): 1
  • Individual people: 8

Publishing Activities

  • Conference papers and proceedings
  • Educational resources
  • Monographs

Monograph/Book Publishing:
  • Monographs published: 2
  • Peer-reviewed: 2
Open Educational Resources Publishing:
  • Open Educational Resources: 2
  • Peer-reviewed Open Educational Resources: 2


Disciplinary Specialties:
  • archaeology
  • history
  • languages
  • literature
  • social sciences


  • Internal partners:  Campus departments or programs, Individual faculty
  • Other publishing entities administered by your library: No
  • Other publishing entities within your library’s parent institution: Yes
  • Program’s openness to working with external partners: Only work with internal partners
  • Part of a consortium which provides support for publishing? (e.g. platform, funding): No

Technologies & Services

Media Formats:
  • text
Software & Platforms:
  • OMP

Additional Services:
  • author advisory - other
  • author advisory - copyright
  • Indexing services (e.g. assistance with journal application for DOAJ)
  • DOI distribution
  • cataloging
  • contract/license preparation
  • DOI assignment/allocation of identifiers
  • hosting of supplemental content
  • marketing
  • metadata
  • outreach
Digital Preservation Strategy:
  • In-house