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Recording of the third Comics Grid Webinar on Graphic Science and Narrative Drawing

Recording of the third Comics Grid Webinar on Graphic Science and Narrative Drawing

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-06-14

The Comics Grid Webinar Series - Live Chats on Comics Scholarship Graphic Science and Narrative Drawing: A Comics Grid Webinar with Lydia Wysocki and Paul Fisher Davies.You can now watch the recording of our third Comics Grid webinar on Graphic Science and Narrative Drawing organised on June 1st. On this third webinar co-hosted by Paula Clemente Vega (Open Library of Humanities) and Dr [...]

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The University of Göttingen joins OLH LPS model

The University of Göttingen joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-06-08

We are very pleased to announce that the University of Göttingen has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Göttingen is a research-led university in the city of Göttingen, Germany. Founded in 1734 by George II, King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover, it is the oldest university in the state of Lower Saxony and the largest in student [...]

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Join the Janeway team – We are recruiting a Publishing Technology Developer

Join the Janeway team – We are recruiting a Publishing Technology Developer

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-06-02

The Birkbeck Centre for Technology and Publishing is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join the Janeway publishing platform software engineering team in this exciting remote working opportunity. Joining a team of two developers, the post-holder’s main role will be to help lead the development of open-source publishing technologies for use across the College and within its various [...]

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CFP: Scholarly Communications and Higher Education

CFP: Scholarly Communications and Higher Education

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-05-21

Open Library of Humanities Journal Special Collection: Call for ArticlesScholarly Communications and Higher EducationThe meta-reflexive study of scholarly communications and higher education in the digital age has long been of vital importance. This special collection gathers articles at the OLH journal on this topic.The special collection welcomes both empirical and theoretical contributions in [...]

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CFP: The Pathological Body: European Literary and Cultural Perspectives in the Age of Modern Medicine / Deadline: 15 September, 2021

CFP: The Pathological Body: European Literary and Cultural Perspectives in the Age of Modern Medicine / Deadline: 15 September, 2021

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-05-11

Open Library of Humanities Journal Special Collection: Call for ArticlesThe Pathological Body: European Literary and Cultural Perspectives in the Age of Modern MedicineSince the birth of modern medicine in nineteenth-century Europe, its authority and influence has profoundly shaped society. Medical institutions in Paris, Vienna, and Berlin identified new forms of pathology, with ‘illnesses’ such [...]

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The Comics Grid Webinar Series - Graphic Science and Narrative Drawing: A Comics Grid Webinar with Lydia Wysocki and Paul Fisher Davies.

The Comics Grid Webinar Series - Graphic Science and Narrative Drawing: A Comics Grid Webinar with Lydia Wysocki and Paul Fisher Davies.

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-05-05

Live Chat | WebinarThe Comics Grid Webinar Series - Live Chats on Comics Scholarship Graphic Science and Narrative Drawing: A Comics Grid Webinar with Lydia Wysocki and Paul Fisher Davies.CC BY Lydia WysockyDate:  Tuesday 1 June 2021.Time: 4-5pm BST. Check your timezone here. Registration: Free. Please register here.  To join the webinar: We recommend that attendees use [...]

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Ontario Tech University joins OLH LPS Model

Ontario Tech University joins OLH LPS Model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-05-04

We are pleased to announce that Ontario Tech University has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Ontario Tech University is a Canadian public research university founded in 2002 in Oshawa, Ontario. Ontario Tech has quickly earned a reputation for engineering and computer science, ranking among the top 10 programs in Canada, including third for engineering and [...]

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Open Library of Humanities Renews Agreement with Jisc Collections, Aims to Flip More Titles to Not-for-Profit, No-Fee Open Access

Open Library of Humanities Renews Agreement with Jisc Collections, Aims to Flip More Titles to Not-for-Profit, No-Fee Open Access

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2021-05-04

The Open Library of Humanities (OLH) is pleased to announce that we have renewed our agreement with Jisc Collections to provide options to the UK library community that will sustain our publishing activities while offering the possibility of expansion.The Open Library of Humanities is an award-winning, academic-led, gold open-access publisher of 28 journals with no author-facing charges. With [...]

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The Open Library of Humanities Merges with Birkbeck, University of London

The Open Library of Humanities Merges with Birkbeck, University of London

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-05-04

We are delighted to announce that the Open Library of Humanities has officially transferred to Birkbeck University of London. The Open Library of Humanities was established in 2015 and has been running as an independent registered charity since then with the help of Birkbeck University of London which has been providing HR. The transfer to the university will safeguard the work that the OLH has [...]

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The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies joins OLH LPS

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies joins OLH LPS

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-04-30

We are pleased to announce that the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership System. Founded in 1927, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is an institution of research and higher education located in Geneva, Switzerland dedicated to the study of world affairs, with a particular emphasis [...]

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Stanford Libraries becomes the 300th institution to join   OLH Library Partnership Subsidy Model

Stanford Libraries becomes the 300th institution to join OLH Library Partnership Subsidy Model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-04-19

We are pleased to announce that Stanford Libraries has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership System becoming our 300th supporting institution.  Stanford Libraries is a network of over 15 libraries with over 400 employees committed to fueling teaching, learning and research and supporting Stanford University in its mission “to promote the public welfare by exercising an [...]

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Birkbeck awarded £200,000 grant to support the work of the Open Library of Humanities

Birkbeck awarded £200,000 grant to support the work of the Open Library of Humanities

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-03-29

We are pleased to announce that Birkbeck, University of London has been awarded a grant of £200,000 from Arcadia, a charitable fund of Dr Lisbet Rausing and Professor Peter Baldwin, to support the innovative research and work of the Open Library of Humanities.The Open Library of Humanities (OLH), based in the Centre for Technology and Publishing at Birkbeck, is a major open-access journal [...]

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Rose Harris-Birtill Appointed as Acting Director of Open Library of Humanities

Rose Harris-Birtill Appointed as Acting Director of Open Library of Humanities

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2021-03-26

We are pleased to announce that Dr Rose Harris-Birtill, currently Managing Editor, has been appointed as Acting Director of the Open Library of Humanities, beginning 1st June 2021. She steps in to replace Professor Martin Paul Eve, who will be taking research leave in Autumn 2021 and Spring 2022.Dr Harris-Birtill has considerable experience with OLH as the senior figure who oversees editorial [...]

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OLH Report on activities 2020

OLH Report on activities 2020

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-03-19

Report on activitiesIn 2020 the Open Library of Humanities celebrated its 5th anniversary since its launching in September 2015 with only 7 journals and 99 supporting institutions.  The platform was initially funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and now, five years after its launch, entirely covers its costs by payments from its international library consortium of nearly 300 [...]

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Join the OLH Team - we are recruiting an Editorial Officer!

Join the OLH Team - we are recruiting an Editorial Officer!

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-03-19

The OLH is looking for an outstanding Editorial Officer with excellent organisation and communication skills for a remote role. This remote working role offers a rare and exciting opportunity to become part of an outstanding team for an award-winning open-access academic publisher, The Open Library of Humanities.The post-holder’s main role will be to oversee editorial processes at the academic [...]

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