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The Lower Decks: A Symposium on Janeway and Open Access Publishing

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2023-02-02

Location: Birkbeck, University of London, & streaming onlineDates: 07/09/2023 – 08/09/2023Cost: FreeSign up to attend: https://thelowerdecks.janeway.systems/signupIn celebration of the ten-year anniversary since the launch of the project of the Open Library of Humanities (OLH), an award-winning, academic-led, diamond open access journal publisher, and the five-year anniversary of Janeway, its [...]

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The OLH Open Access Award 2023: call for applications

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2023-01-31

The OLH Open Access Award 2023: call for applications The Open Library of Humanities (OLH) is proud to continue its work towards its open access mission across the globe with the OLH Open Access Award 2023, a fund dedicated to promoting the benefits and impact of open access to humanities scholars and disciplines and to knowledge worldwide. The Open Library of Humanities is an [...]

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OLH welcomes the Saxon State and University Library Dresden (SLUB) as a bronze super-supporter

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2023-01-19

We are very pleased to announce that we have recently welcomed a new bronze super-supporter to our library board. The Saxon State and University Library Dresden, abbreviated SLUB Dresden, is one of the largest academic libraries in Germany. As the library of the Technische Universität Dresden, it provides the information for a research-intensive full university with a particularly wide range [...]

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Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg joins OLH LPS Model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2022-12-20

We are pleased to announce that Oldenburg University Library has joined the Open Library of Humanities' (OLH) Library Partnership Subsidy system. The Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg was founded in 1973, making it one of Germany's youngest universities. Its goal is to find answers to the major challenges society faces in the 21st century – through interdisciplinary, cutting edge [...]

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Wayne State University joins OLH LPS Model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2022-12-13

We are pleased to announce that Wayne State University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ (OLH) Library Partnership Subsidy system. Wayne State University (WSU) is a public research university in Detroit, Michigan. It is Michigan's third-largest university. Wayne State's history began in 1868, when five physicians who witnessed the crude medical treatment on Civil War battlefields [...]

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A Year with the Open Library of Humanities

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2022-11-29

A Year with the Open Library of Humanities A blog post by Lindsey Beth Zelvin, CHASE Editorial, Marketing and Technical Intern for OLHLindsey Beth Zelvin is the CHASE Editorial, Marketing and Technical Intern for the Open Library of Humanities. She is coming to the end of a yearlong placement with OLH which she began in November 2021. Lindsey is in the second year of her PhD in [...]

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OLH features in a European Commission report on business models for sustainable non-for-profit OA publishing

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2022-11-18

OLH features in a European Commission report on business models for sustainable non-for-profit OA publishingThe Open Library of Humanities is very honoured to have been showcased in a European Commission report on business models for sustainable non-for-profit OA publishing. The report, "Operationalising Open Research Europe as a collective publishing enterprise" published in October 2022, was [...]

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James Madison University joins OLH LPS Model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2022-11-14

We are pleased to announce that James Madison University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ (OLH) Library Partnership Subsidy system. Founded in 1908, James Madison University (JMU) is a public university located in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. JMU offers 139 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs to over 22,000 students. JMU’s membership in the OLH was led by JMU Libraries, a [...]

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CHASE placement opportunity at the Open Library of Humanities to assist with Editorial, Marketing and Technical duties

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2022-11-08

CHASE placement opportunity at the Open Library of Humanities to assist with Editorial, Marketing and Technical dutiesThe Open Library of Humanities is seeking a PhD student to assist with editorial, marketing and technical duties as part of our small, hardworking team. The placement is available to arts and humanities PhD students at CHASE member institutions. The position is fully set up for [...]

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Paris Nanterre University joins OLH LPS Model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2022-10-12

We are pleased to announce that Paris Nanterre University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Paris Nanterre University (French: Université Paris Nanterre), formerly Paris-X and commonly referred to as Nanterre, is a public French research university. It is one of the most prestigious French universities, especially in the areas of law, humanities, [...]

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Open Insights: Choosing the Open Library of Humanities journal (OLHJ) as the Publisher for your Special Collection

Posted by Katherine Ruth Parker-Hay on 2022-09-14

Choosing OLHJ as the Publisher for your Special Collection An Open Insights blog post by Katherine Parker-HayKatherine Parker-Hay is an Editorial Officer for the Open Library of Humanities where she oversees editorial processes and production. She has a PhD from the University of Sussex and has been involved with various research projects seeking to make universities more equitable and [...]

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Online event: The Politics and History of Menstruation: Contextualising the Scottish Campaign to End Period Poverty

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2022-09-06

Live Discussion / Online eventThe Politics and History of Menstruation: Contextualising the Scottish Campaign to End Period PovertyWant to know more about menstrual rights & history in Scotland? Join the editors and contributors of the OLH journal Special Collection “The Politics and History of Menstruation: Contextualising the Scottish Campaign to End Period Poverty” for a moderated [...]

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Article in the OLH flagship journal wins the SFRA Innovative Research Award

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2022-07-20

We are delighted to announce that Dr Amy Butt has won the 2022 SFRA Innovative Research Award for her article published in the Open Library of Humanities journal. Amy’s article ‘The Present as Past: Science Fiction and the Museum’ was published in 2021 and explores the role and possibilities of science fiction texts in museum settings.The SFRA Innovative Research Award (formerly the Pioneer [...]

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The Comics Grid Webinar Series - Graphic Justice: A Comics Grid Webinar with Johanna Commins and Dr Neal Curtis

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2022-07-19

Live Chat | WebinarThe Comics Grid Webinar Series - Live Chats on Comics ScholarshipGraphic Justice: A Comics Grid Webinar with Johanna Commins and Dr Neal CurtisMarvel Worldwide © Secret Wars #6, Jonathan Hickman, Esad Ribic, Ive Svorcina and Chris Eliopoulos, 2015. O.W. Toad © Renee Nault, The Handmaid’s Tale: The Graphic Novel, 2019 Date: Thursday 29 September 2022Time: 7-8am [...]

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Open Insights: An interview with Bettina Bildhauer, Camilla Røstvik and Sharra Vostral

Posted by Katherine Ruth Parker-Hay on 2022-07-12

The Politics and History of Menstruation: Contextualising the Scottish Campaign to End Period Poverty An Open Insights Interview with Bettina Bildhauer, Camilla Røstvik and Sharra VostralFeatured image: Matriline by Bibo Keeley, digital image, 2016Bettina Bildhauer (BB) is Professor of German at University of St Andrews, Camilla Mørk Røstvik (CMR) is Lecturer in Modern & Contemporary Art [...]

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