Publish with us

Publishing an open access scholarly work with DCU Press is free of any publication charges for DCU staff. If you wish to discuss your proposal with us, please email us at

DCU authors responding to an internal call can access the book proposal form here. The form should be submitted to

Why publish with DCU Press?

Immediately available to a global audience
Upon publication, your research monograph will be immediately available online on the DCU Press platform. This enables readers (scholars, funders, public bodies, general public) to access, read and download the title for free.

Increased visibility and discoverability
Books published with DCU Press will be discoverable via web search engines such as Google/Google Scholar, the DCU Press platform, OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks) online library and JSTOR.

High Quality Standards
DCU Press titles will be subject to rigorous peer-review thus ensuring the highest standards of academic quality and integrity.

Quality Production
DCU Press has partnered with UCL Press, the UK’s first fully open access press established in 2015. The UCL Press team will provide DCU Press with full editorial and production services, including open access and print distribution services.