The Illinois Open Publishing Network (IOPN) is a network of publications and publishing initiatives that are hosted and coordinated at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library. IOPN offers a suite of publishing services to members of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign community and beyond.  We aim to facilitate the dissemination of high-quality, open access scholarly publications. Our services include infrastructure and support for publishing open access journals, monographs, and multi-media digital projects.

Windsor & Downs Press is part of the Illinois Open Publishing Network (IOPN), a network of publications and publishing initiatives hosted and coordinated at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Library. Windsor & Downs Press is committed to publishing high quality open access works of lasting scholarly value.

Windsor & Downs Press is named after two former deans of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Dr. Phineas L. Windsor and Robert B. Downs. Both librarians were highly distinguished and internationally renowned leaders in academic libraries, and were advocates for intellectual freedom.