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Open Library of Humanities Wins Highly Commended ALPSP Award

Open Library of Humanities Wins Highly Commended ALPSP Award

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-09-17

We are delighted to announce that the Open Library of Humanities has been Highly Commended for the ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing 2020. We would like to send a huge thanks to the judges and many congratulations to the two joint winners, Jus Mundi and The DAISY Consortium. The awards were announced last evening (16th September) at the ALPSP international publishing conference.The Open [...]

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The Comics Grid Webinar Series: Troubling Boundaries, Leaking Forms: Reading Bechdel's Fun Home and Carroll's Through the Woods with Dr Jeanette D'Arcy and Dr Miranda Corcoran.

The Comics Grid Webinar Series: Troubling Boundaries, Leaking Forms: Reading Bechdel's Fun Home and Carroll's Through the Woods with Dr Jeanette D'Arcy and Dr Miranda Corcoran.

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-09-04

Live Chat | WebinarThe Comics Grid Webinar Series - Live Chats on Comics Scholarship Troubling Boundaries, Leaking Forms: Reading Bechdel's Fun Home and Carroll's Through the Woods with Dr Jeanette D'Arcy and Dr Miranda Corcoran.(Bechdel, 2014. © Alison Bechdel. Carroll, 2014. © Emily Carroll).Date:  Tuesday 20 October 2020.Time: 4-5pm BST. Check your timezone here. Registration: [...]

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The Dutch Research Council (NWO) commits three years of funding to OLH

The Dutch Research Council (NWO) commits three years of funding to OLH

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-09-01

We are very pleased to announce that the Dutch Research Council (NWO) has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system and has committed to three years of funding for OLH. This cements NWO’s belief in a diversity of business models to support open access.The Dutch Research Council (NWO) is the national research council of the Netherlands. NWO's mission is to advance [...]

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The Open Library of Humanities Shortlisted for Three Publishing Awards

The Open Library of Humanities Shortlisted for Three Publishing Awards

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-07-02

The Open Library of Humanities Shortlisted for Three Publishing AwardsWe are delighted to announce that the Open Library of Humanities has been shortlisted for three different publishing awards: two Association of Publishers (AOP) Digital Publishing Awards in the categories of Best Digital Publishing Innovation and Small Digital Publisher of the Year, and the Association of Learned and [...]

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The University of Neuchâtel joins OLH LPS model

The University of Neuchâtel joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-06-25

The University of Neuchâtel joins OLH LPS modelWe are very pleased to announce that the library of the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Neuchâtel has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Established in 1838, the University of Neuchâtel (UniNE) is a French-speaking university based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. The university is the smallest Swiss [...]

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Live Chat: Postcolonial Perspectives in Game Studies

Live Chat: Postcolonial Perspectives in Game Studies

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-06-22

Live Chat | Webinar: Postcolonial Perspectives in Game StudiesDate: Monday 29th June 2020Time: 3-4pm BST. Check your timezone here Registration: Please register hereTo join the webinar: Please install the Zoom meetings application from the Zoom Download Centre before the webinar. The Postcolonial Perspectives in Game Studies OLH Special Collection is a freely accessible curated [...]

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Winners of the OLH Open Access 2020 Award announced

Winners of the OLH Open Access 2020 Award announced

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-06-17

Winners of the OLH Open Access 2020 Award announced Earlier this year, the Open Library of Humanities launched the OLH Open Access Award 2020, a fund dedicated to promoting the benefits and impact of open access to humanities scholars and disciplines and to knowledge worldwide. Our open access awards have been awarded to two organisations in recognition for their exceptional open access [...]

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The University of Stuttgart joins OLH LPS model

The University of Stuttgart joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-06-03

We are very pleased to announce that the University of Stuttgart has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Stuttgart (German: Universität Stuttgart) is a research university founded in 1829 located in Stuttgart, Germany. With a history that dates back to the birth of the industrial age, the University of Stuttgart is now one of Germany´s [...]

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Mount Royal University joins OLH LPS model

Mount Royal University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-05-26

We are very pleased to announce that Mount Royal University has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Mount Royal University (MRU) is a Canadian public university located in Calgary, Alberta. The university was founded in 1910, following a charter by the Alberta provincial government but it was in the year 2009 that the institution was granted its university [...]

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The University of Eastern Finland joins OLH LPS model

The University of Eastern Finland joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-05-13

We are very pleased to announce that the University of Eastern Finland has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Eastern Finland is one of the largest universities in Finland. It was founded in 2010 by a merger of two previously independent universities, the University of Joensuu and the University of Kuopio. UEF is one of the leading [...]

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The University of Oslo joins OLH LPS model

The University of Oslo joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-05-11

We are very pleased to announce that the University of Oslo has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Oslo (Norwegian: Universitetet i Oslo), until 1939 named the Royal Frederick University (Norwegian: Det Kongelige Frederiks Universitet), is the oldest university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. The university was [...]

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Disability and Access to Research: Open for Whom?

Disability and Access to Research: Open for Whom?

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-05-04

Disability and Access to Research: Open for Whom?The current conditions of life under pandemic lockdown have spurred calls for broader access to the scholarly literature as the daily experiences of many disabled people are, quite literally, brought home to a broader portion of the research community. Limited access to research material when the physical library is closed is merely the same [...]

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Open Insights: An Interview with Johan Rooryck, Open Access Champion for cOAlition S

Open Insights: An Interview with Johan Rooryck, Open Access Champion for cOAlition S

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-04-28

An Open Insights interview with Johan Rooryck, Open Access Champion for cOAlition SJohan Rooryck is Open Access Champion for cOAlition S. He is Professor of French Linguistics at Leiden University (The Netherlands). He has over 20 years’ experience as an editor, first as the Executive Editor of Lingua (Elsevier) and since 2015 as the co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Fair Open Access journal [...]

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On Consortial Funding Models for Open Access in 2020 and Beyond

On Consortial Funding Models for Open Access in 2020 and Beyond

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-04-27

On Consortial Funding Models for Open Access in 2020 and BeyondWe were pleased, recently, to be able to publish an article on what we have learned from the first half-decade of running the Open Library of Humanities: Eve, Martin, Paula Vega, and Caroline Edwards, ‘Lessons From the Open Library of Humanities’, LIBER Quarterly, 30.1 (2020), 1–18 <https://doi.org/10.18352/lq.10327>. As you [...]

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Coming soon: New Special Collection in Spanish to Launch in the  Open Library of Humanities Journal

Coming soon: New Special Collection in Spanish to Launch in the Open Library of Humanities Journal

Posted by Rose Harris-Birtill on 2020-04-24

We are extremely pleased to announce that a new Special Collection in Spanish, “Colonialities in Dispute: Discourses on Colonialism and Race in Spain” (Colonialidades en Disputa: Discursos sobre Colonialismo y Raza en el Estado Español), will launch this winter in the Open Library of Humanities megajournal. The Special Collection, which will be the journal’s first Spanish-language collection, [...]

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