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Overlay Journals and Peer Review

Overlay Journals and Peer Review

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-04-19

Jefferson Pooley (Muhlenberg College, US) has recently published an article that considers how overlay journals can transform communication studies research. "Sinking the Flagship: Why Communication Studies is Better Off Without One" was published in the International Journal of Communication (Vol. 9, 2015) and suggests that since there is no single flagship journal in communication [...]

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Macalester College participates in OLH LPS model

Macalester College participates in OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-04-14

We're extremely pleased to announce that Macalester College has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Macalester is committed to being a preeminent liberal arts college with an educational program known for its high standards for scholarship and its special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. The Open Library of [...]

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Miami University Libraries join OLH LPS model

Miami University Libraries join OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-04-13

We're extremely pleased to announce that the Miami University Libraries have become a member of the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong [...]

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Malmö Keynote on Open Access & the Humanities

Malmö Keynote on Open Access & the Humanities

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-04-12

OLH Co-Director Dr Caroline Edwards has been invited by the National Library of Sweden to give the keynote for the "Meeting Place: Open Access Conference" in Malmö, April 2015. The title of Caroline's talk will be "Opening Up Open Access Beyond the Sciences: Learning from the Open Library of Humanities" and it will introduce the conference's theme of open access, with sub-themes on open [...]

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Washington and Lee University joins OLH LPS model

Washington and Lee University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-04-10

We're extremely pleased to announce that Washington and Lee University has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Founded in 1749, Washington and Lee University's mission is to provide a liberal arts education that develops students' capacity to think freely, critically, and humanely and to conduct themselves with honor, integrity, and civility The Open [...]

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Wesleyan University Library signs up to OLH LPS model

Wesleyan University Library signs up to OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-04-09

We're extremely pleased to announce that Wesleyan University Library has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Wesleyan University was founded in 1831 by Methodist leaders and Middletown citizens. Today, Wesleyan offers instruction in 40 departments and 44 major fields of study and awards the bachelor of arts and graduate degrees. The master of arts [...]

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Announcing 2nd OpenCon Conference for Students & Early Career Academic Professionals on Open Access

Announcing 2nd OpenCon Conference for Students & Early Career Academic Professionals on Open Access

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-04-09

OpenCon 2015 to Take Place November 14-16 in Brussels, Belgium WASHINGTON, DC — Today 11 organizations representing the next generation of scholars, researchers, and academic professionals announced OpenCon 2015: Empowering the Next Generation to Advance Open Access, Open Education and Open Data. Slated for November 14-16 in Brussels, Belgium, the event will bring together students and early [...]

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West Virginia University signs up to the OLH

West Virginia University signs up to the OLH

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-03-13

We're extremely pleased to announce that West Virginia University has become a member of the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. As a land-grant institution in the 21st century, WVU aims to deliver high-quality education, excel in discovery and innovation, model a culture of diversity and inclusion, promote health and vitality, and build pathways for the exchange [...]

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Kenyon College signs up to OLH model

Kenyon College signs up to OLH model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-03-12

We're extremely pleased to announce that Kenyon College Library has become a member of the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Founded in 1824, Kenyon is the oldest private college in Ohio. The small college originally educated all-male clergymen for frontier America, but it soon became a highly regarded seat of classical education whose graduates included [...]

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Coates Library, Trinity University signs up to OLH model

Coates Library, Trinity University signs up to OLH model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-03-05

We're extremely pleased to announce that Coates Library, Trinity University has become a member of the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Founded on the vision of a few Texas pioneers who believed in the transformational powers of higher education, today Trinity serves students from around the world, and empowers them with the tools of “a University of the [...]

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Editorial Workflow Code

Editorial Workflow Code

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-03-04

  We're very pleased to announce today the first release of unique code developed for the Open Library of Humanities by Ubiquity Press. The patch for OJS 2.4.3 alters the workflow so that Section Editors make draft decisions that are then overseen by Editors. Dr. Martin Paul Eve, one of the OLH project directors, said: “We're very glad to be working with Ubiquity Press and to be able to [...]

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CFP: American Literature and the Transnational Marketplace / Deadline: 1 August, 2015

CFP: American Literature and the Transnational Marketplace / Deadline: 1 August, 2015

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-27

The last fifteen years have seen substantial changes in the way scholars have engaged with US literature and culture. In particular, the rise of two methodological paradigms, TRANSNATIONALISM and PRINT CULTURE STUDIES, have paved the way for exciting new approaches to key questions that have always been at the heart of the discipline: the relationship between literature and nationhood, [...]

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Dickinson College joins OLH LPS network

Dickinson College joins OLH LPS network

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-26

We're extremely pleased to announce that Dickinson College has become a member of the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Chartered in 1783 (the first college chartered in the newly recognized United States), Dickinson is a highly selective, private liberal-arts college. Founded in Carlisle, Pa., by Benjamin Rush and named for John Dickinson, its mission is to [...]

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Baylor University joins OLH library consortium

Baylor University joins OLH library consortium

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-24

We're extremely pleased to announce that Baylor University has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Baylor University, a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, provides a vibrant campus community for more than 16,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational [...]

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CFP: Multifocal and Collaborative Approaches to South Asian History / Deadline: 31 August, 2015

CFP: Multifocal and Collaborative Approaches to South Asian History / Deadline: 31 August, 2015

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-23

“Big picture” history is vulnerable to the distortion of the wide-angle lens and the grandiosity of the panorama. Microhistory has become the norm on account of offering fine-grained fidelity to “lived experience,” yet it can suffer from myopia and make a fetish of uniqueness, or overreach in attempts to generalize from parochial particulars. South Asian history, especially for [...]

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