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CFP: Authors, Narratives, and Audiences in Medieval Saints’ Lives / Deadline: 29 December, 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-09-29
CFP: Authors, Narratives, and Audiences in Medieval Saints’ Lives / Deadline: 29 December, 2017

The composition of saints' lives in medieval literature was more than an act of devotion. Alongside allowing their authors to explore and express their faith, the writing of saints' lives provided opportunities to explore subjects such as the foundation myths of religious communities, travel and exploration, and gender and sexuality. Saints' lives were also an ideal medium for reaching [...]

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Paperity and Open Library of Humanities Partner to Enhance Discoverability

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-09-29
Paperity and Open Library of Humanities Partner to Enhance Discoverability

We're very please to announce a partnership between Paperity, the open-access aggregator, and the Open Library of Humanities. This is part of our ongoing commitment to solid discoverability principles for open-access articles at the OLH. Paperity is the first multi-disciplinary aggregator of Open Access journals and papers. It aims to give readers easy and unconstrained access to thousands [...]

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OLH Launches

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-09-28
OLH Launches

It is with great pleasure that we announce the launch of the Open Library of Humanities. Over two years in the planning and execution, the platform starts with seven journals, supported by 99 institutions. Our estimated publication volume for year one is 150 articles across these venues. The economics of this work out at approximately £4 ($6) per institution per open-access article. You [...]

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Imperial College London joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-09-25
Imperial College London joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Imperial College London has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Imperial College London is a science-based university with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Consistently rated amongst the world’s best universities, Imperial is committed to developing the next generation of [...]

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King’s College London joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-09-24
King’s College London joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that King’s College London has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. King’s College London is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge, learning and understanding in the service of society. In the 2013-4 QS international world rankings KCL was ranked as one of the top 20 universities in the world. The Open Library of [...]

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University of Southampton joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-09-23
University of Southampton joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Southampton has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Ranked among the top 1% of universities worldwide, the University of Southampton is recognised as a global centre for excellence in research and education. It has led pioneering interdisciplinary research and services to facilitate open [...]

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University of Sydney becomes first OLH LPS member in Southern Hemisphere

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-09-22
University of Sydney becomes first OLH LPS member in Southern Hemisphere

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Sydney has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system, the first university from the Southern Hemisphere to do so. The University of Sydney is placed in the top 0.3 percent of universities worldwide, ensuring that Australian innovation and research is recognised on the international stage. Leading the [...]

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University of Oregon joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-09-21
University of Oregon joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Oregon Libraries has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Oregon is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities—one of only 36 public institutions belonging to this organization of top research universities. AAU members are on the leading edge of innovation and [...]

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UCL joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-09-18
UCL joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that University College London (UCL) has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. UCL is one of the world’s leading universities and the top-rated university in the UK for “research strength” in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. UCL is also home to the UK’s first purely open-access university press, which launched [...]

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Open Library of Humanities obtains formal charitable status

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-09-04
Open Library of Humanities obtains formal charitable status

We are pleased to announce that the Open Library of Humanities (a UK company limited by guarantee with no shareholders) is now formally registered as a UK charity (registered charity number 1163413). While the motivation for the platform has always been to create a publisher with a not-for-profit mission devoted solely to the advancement of education through open-access publishing, formal [...]

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University of North Texas joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-08-27
University of North Texas joins OLH LPS model

The University of North Texas Libraries has become one of the newest members of the Open Library of Humanities Library Partnership Subsidy system. A program designed to make scholarly knowledge more accessible, the partnership eliminates costly article processing charges many researchers must pay before publishing in open-access journals. “We’re pleased to offer an additional avenue for [...]

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ASIANetwork Exchange: A Journal of Asian Studies for the Liberal Arts to join OLH

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-08-26
ASIANetwork Exchange: A Journal of Asian Studies for the Liberal Arts to join OLH

The Open Library of the Humanities is pleased to announce that the ASIANetwork Exchange: A Journal of Asian Studies for the Liberal Arts has joined its ranks for launch! The journal is the publication of ASIANetwork, a consortium of approximately 160 U.S.-based Liberal Arts Colleges with Asian Studies programs. The journal is a double-blind peer reviewed journal that publishes research and [...]

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SOAS joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-08-24
SOAS joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that SOAS University of London has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. SOAS is the only Higher Education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open-access publisher with no author-facing charges. With funding [...]

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Ghent University joins OLH LPS

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-08-20
Ghent University joins OLH LPS

We are extremely pleased to announce that Ghent University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Ghent University is one of the major Belgian universities . Ghent University distinguishes itself as a socially committed and pluralistic university, embracing fundamental independent research as a principle. Eleven faculties at the university cover a wide [...]

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Royal Holloway, University of London joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-08-13
Royal Holloway, University of London joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Royal Holloway, University of London has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Royal Holloway is one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities, with 19 academic departments spanning the arts and humanities, sciences, social sciences, management and economics. The Open Library of Humanities is an [...]

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