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The National Library of the Netherlands joins OLH LPS model

The National Library of the Netherlands joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-11-13

We are delighted to announce that the National Library of the Netherlands has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The National Library of the Netherlands (Dutch: KB) is based in The Hague and was founded in 1798. The institution became independent of the state in 1996, although it is financed by the Department of Education, Culture and Science. The mission [...]

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Columbia University joins OLH LPS model

Columbia University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-11-12

We are delighted to announce that Columbia University through its network of libraries has just joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Columbia University was founded in 1754 in New York City as King's College, by royal charter of King George II of England. It is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York, and the fifth oldest in the [...]

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Open Insights: An Interview with Ignasi Labastida

Open Insights: An Interview with Ignasi Labastida

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-11-04

Licensed to Open: An Open Insights Interview with Ignasi LabastidaIgnasi Labastida (PhD in Physics) is Head of the Research Unit at the University of Barcelona's Learning and Research Resources Centre (CRAI) where he also directs the Office for the Dissemination of Knowledge. He is a member of the Steering Committee of Info and Open Access Policy Group at the LERU (League of European [...]

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Edge Hill University joins OLH LPS Model

Edge Hill University joins OLH LPS Model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-11-01

We are very pleased to announce that Edge Hill University has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Edge Hill University is a campus-based public university in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England. Founded in 1885, the university became the first non-denominational teacher training college for women in England, before admitting its first male students in 1959. Edge [...]

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The Open Library of Humanities Wins Coko Foundation’s Open Publishing Award

The Open Library of Humanities Wins Coko Foundation’s Open Publishing Award

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-10-16

We are delighted to announce that the Open Library of Humanities has been awarded a Coko Foundation’s 2019 Open Publishing Award in the category of Open Publishing Models yesterday at the FORCE2019 conference in Edinburgh Scotland. We would like to send a huge thanks to the judges, and to all the individuals who have nominated the OLH for the awards. The Open Library of Humanities and its [...]

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Professor Martin Paul Eve wins prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize

Professor Martin Paul Eve wins prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-10-14

We are extremely pleased to announce that Professor Martin Paul Eve of Birkbeck, University of London, a co-CEO and co-founder with Dr Caroline Edwards of the Open Library of Humanities, has been awarded a 2019 Philip Leverhulme Prize for his research in the field of literary studies.Philip Leverhulme Prizes have been offered since 2001 in commemoration of the contribution to the work of the [...]

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CSIC (Spanish National Research Council) through its Network of Libraries joins OLH LPS Model

CSIC (Spanish National Research Council) through its Network of Libraries joins OLH LPS Model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-10-01

We are extremely pleased to announce that the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system, becoming the first Spanish institution to join the platform. The CSIC is the largest and leading public institution dedicated to research in Spain and the third largest in Europe. It plays an essential role within the Spanish [...]

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Open Insights: An Interview with Jeroen Sondervan

Open Insights: An Interview with Jeroen Sondervan

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-09-20

An Open Insights interview with Jeroen SondervanJeroen Sondervan is Open Access Publishing Consultant for Utrecht University and currently appointed as project leader open access for the UU Open Science Programme. He has been a commissioning editor for Amsterdam University Press from 2007 until 2016. For over 10 years he has been working on open access journals and monographs, with a special [...]

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Université de Strasbourg joins OLH LPS Model

Université de Strasbourg joins OLH LPS Model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-09-03

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Strasbourg has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Strasbourg is a French institution located in Strasbourg, Alsace with nearly 51,000 students and over 3,200 researchers. The University dates back to the 16th century, but the institution in its current form was founded in 2009, [...]

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State and University Library Bremen  joins OLH LPS Model

State and University Library Bremen joins OLH LPS Model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-07-24

We are extremely pleased to announce that the Staats- und Universitaetsbibliothek Bremen has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system on behalf of the University of Bremen (German Universität Bremen) and the Universities of Applied Sciences in Bremen and Bremerhaven in Germany. These institutions represent 30,000 scholars and students from 115 countries and offer [...]

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University of Jyväskylä joins OLH LPS Model

University of Jyväskylä joins OLH LPS Model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-07-22

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Jyväskylä has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Jyväskylä is a research university in Jyväskylä, Finland. Founded in 1863, the university has its origins in the first Finnish-speaking teacher training college, the so-called Teacher Seminary. It was not until 1967, when the [...]

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Baylor Libraries join OLH LPS model

Baylor Libraries join OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-07-16

The Baylor Libraries have joined a growing number of academic institutions that seek to expand opportunities for academic publishing in the humanities through the Open Library of Humanities’ partnership subsidy system. The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open-access publisher with no author-facing charges. With funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the platform enables [...]

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Open Insights: An interview with Helen Saunders, OLH Editorial Officer

Open Insights: An interview with Helen Saunders, OLH Editorial Officer

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-07-05

An Open Insights interview with Helen Saunders, OLH Editorial OfficerHelen Saunders is Editorial Officer at Open Library of Humanities which she joined in September 2018 having previously worked at Bloomsbury Academic. She completed her PhD at King’s College London in 2017, writing on modernist literature and fashion, with a particular interest in James Joyce, and is currently preparing her first [...]

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Open Insights: An Interview with Martin Paul Eve, Andy Byers and Mauro Sanchez

Open Insights: An Interview with Martin Paul Eve, Andy Byers and Mauro Sanchez

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-06-07

An Open Insights interview with Martin Paul Eve, Andy Byers and Mauro SanchezJaneway is a free, open source publishing platform developed by the Centre for Technology and Publishing at Birkbeck to support the Open Library of Humanities' goals. Professor Martin Paul Eve, Co-Director of the OLH serves as the Project Lead for Janeway. Andy Byers and Mauro Sanchez, both Senior Publishing Technology [...]

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Auraria Library joins OLH LPS model

Auraria Library joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-05-22

We are very pleased to announce that the Auraria Library has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Auraria Library, located in downtown Denver, is a tri-institutional academic library serving the students, faculty, and staff of three leading urban institutions: University of Colorado Denver; Metropolitan State University of Denver; and Community College of [...]

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