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CFP: Postcolonial Perspectives in Game Studies / Abstract Deadline: 15 December, 2016

CFP: Postcolonial Perspectives in Game Studies / Abstract Deadline: 15 December, 2016

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-09-19

Since the first key publications in the nineties on videogames research in Humanities and Social Sciences contexts, the field of Game Studies has become an established platform for discussion and debate on how games contribute to our cultural, social and aesthetic experiences. Game Studies has, consequently, taken up debates on diversity and inclusion, time and again. Following the [...]

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The University of Texas at Austin joins OLH LPS model

The University of Texas at Austin joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-09-16

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Texas at Austin has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Ranked among the biggest and best research universities in the country, UT Austin is home to more than 51,000 students and 3,000 teaching faculty. The university is one of the top 20 public universities according to U.S. News & World [...]

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DS/CN and Digital Medievalist to Join OLH Platform

DS/CN and Digital Medievalist to Join OLH Platform

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-09-14

We are extremely pleased to announce that Digital Studies / Le champ numérique (DS/CN) and Digital Medievalist are to join the Open Library of Humanities platform. DS/CN is published by the Société canadienne des humanités numériques (CSDH/SCHN), a partner in the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organisations (ADHO) that has been running for 24 years, with the journal publishing peer-reviewed [...]

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The Open Library of Humanities: Year One

The Open Library of Humanities: Year One

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-09-12

September 2016 marks the first year anniversary of the launch of the Open Library of Humanities. To celebrate, we thought we'd share some statistics about the platform and its growth! Journals and Articles In the first year, the OLH has hosted 909 articles across the journals that we either directly publish or that we support. This figure includes back-content migration of a large [...]

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Society Journal, Marvell Studies, to Join OLH Platform

Society Journal, Marvell Studies, to Join OLH Platform

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-09-09

We are extremely pleased to announce that the journal Marvell Studies is to join the Open Library of Humanities platform. Marvell Studies is the official journal of the Andrew Marvell Society, which brings together scholars from around the world working in the Early Modern period. The society was founded in 2001 and has been publishing a Newsletter since 2009, which has responded to the [...]

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OLH and University of Wales Press partner to convert journal to full open access

OLH and University of Wales Press partner to convert journal to full open access

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-09-07

We are extremely pleased to announce that the Open Library of Humanities has entered into a partnership with the University of Wales Press to convert the International Journal of Welsh Writing in English into a full, gold open-access journal. Independent peer-review of this journal called it “an absolutely essential resource for any scholar, student or general reader with an interest in [...]

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C21 Literature CFP: The Literature of the Anthropocene / Deadline: 31 October, 2017

C21 Literature CFP: The Literature of the Anthropocene / Deadline: 31 October, 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-09-06

One of our OLH journals, C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-Century Writings, has recently publicised a Call for Articles for a special issue on "The Literature of the Anthropocene." Below is the full information for the CFP, which was originally posted here.  The concept of the Anthropocene, deemed by Bruno Latour “the best alternative we have to usher us out of the notion of [...]

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CFP: Station Eleven and Twenty-First-Century Writing / Deadline: 30 April, 2017

CFP: Station Eleven and Twenty-First-Century Writing / Deadline: 30 April, 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-08-26

Featured image by Nathan Burton. Reproduced with the artist's permission. Since its publication in 2014, Canadian author Emily St John Mandel’s Station Eleven has attracted enthusiastic critical responses. This post-apocalyptic novel won an Arthur C. Clarke Award for Science Fiction in 2015 and was shortlisted for many other awards, including the National Book Award, the [...]

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Six journals to join OLH later this year

Six journals to join OLH later this year

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-08-25

We are extremely pleased to announce that six journals are to join the Open Library of Humanities platform later this year. The voting process was highly competitive, with sixteen applications to join the platform in the Spring-Summer 2016 period. All applications were sent to leading external academic specialists in a rigorous process of double peer review, and a shortlist of six journals [...]

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OLH research makes headline news

OLH research makes headline news

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-08-12

For the second time this year, research published by the Open Library of Humanities has made headline news appearance, this time featuring on the home page of the Guardian. The article in question, “You have to keep track of your changes”: The Version Variants and Publishing History of David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas by Professor Martin Paul Eve of Birkbeck, University of London examined the [...]

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Johns Hopkins University joins OLH LPS model

Johns Hopkins University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-08-11

We are extremely pleased to announce that Johns Hopkins University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Founded over 140 years ago, for the past 36 years Johns Hopkins University has spent more money on research than any other U.S. academic institution. The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open-access publisher with no author-facing [...]

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University of Birmingham joins OLH LPS model

University of Birmingham joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-08-09

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Birmingham has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century. Characterised by a tradition of innovation, research at the University has broken new ground, pushed forward the boundaries of knowledge and made an impact on [...]

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University of Patras, Greece joins OLH LPS model

University of Patras, Greece joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-07-27

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Patras in Greece has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Patras was founded in the city of Patras in 1964 and it began functioning in the Academic year 1966-67. The University of Patras is significantly active in research and has a reputation for quality and innovative research. [...]

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The gold route to open science

The gold route to open science

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-07-25

OLH Founder and Co-Director, Dr Caroline Edwards, recently spoke about open access and open science in Vienna at the invitation of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna. Speaking to Ingrid Ladner for scilog, the magazine published by the FWF, Caroline described how she started working in open access publishing and editing, why open science is crucial for [...]

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University of Konstanz joins OLH LPS model

University of Konstanz joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-07-25

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Konstanz has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. From the very beginning of the Excellence Initiative in 2006, the University of Konstanz has been successful in all three funding lines of the Excellence Initiative. The goal of the Excellence Initiative is to promote top-level research and to [...]

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