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University of Adelaide Press

Free Scholarly Books

The University of Adelaide Press is an Open Access book publisher.

We publish peer-reviewed monographs and edited volumes emanating from Adelaide-led research and collaborations across the world.

The books are externally peer-reviewed to ensure an excellent scholarly quality.

Our titles are almost all published both in an entirely free electronic edition and in a print edition.

You can download or buy the books directly from our website. Just click on Titles below to find them.

At a glance


  • Over 75 titles
  • readers in 188 countries 
  • over 500 authors and contributors - 350 international
  • over 200,000 copies of Magnesium in the Central Nervous System downloaded (our most downloaded book)
  • 16 subject areas
  • 1,300 citations in Google Scholar
  • 130 peer-reviewers
  • 6 international partnerships 
  • 36 published reviews
  • 9/10 of the Top 10 QS universities link directly to our free PDF editions

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Mailing Address

University of Adelaide Press
Barr Smith Library
The University of Adelaide 
South Australia 5005

General Enquiries

Phone: +61 8 8313 1721
Fax: +61 8 8313 4369


Further Enquiries

Dr John Emerson - Publisher
Ms Rebecca Burton - Senior Editor
Ms Zoë Stokes - Book Designer
Ms Julia Keller - Editor

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