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University of Florida joins OLH LPS funding model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-06-25
University of Florida joins OLH LPS funding model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Florida Libraries has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Florida (UF) is a major, public, comprehensive, land-grant, research university. The state’s oldest and most comprehensive university, UF is among the nation’s most academically diverse public universities. The Open [...]

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University of Groningen joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-06-18
University of Groningen joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Groningen has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Innovative, research-driven and rooted in the number-one knowledge hub of the Northern Netherlands, the University of Groningen is an internationally oriented university with 30,000 students. The Open Library of Humanities is an [...]

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-06-17
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. UNC-Chapel Hill, America’s first public university, is a global higher education leader known for innovative teaching, research and public service. A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, Carolina [...]

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University of Kent joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-06-15
University of Kent joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Kent has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Kent's status as a leading UK research university was underlined in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, which assesses quality of research in UK higher education institutions (HEIs) where it was ranked 17th in the UK for research intensity [...]

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East Carolina University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-06-12
East Carolina University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that East Carolina University has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. ECU has a mission to act as a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, including improving quality of life through cultural enrichment and the arts. The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold [...]

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Yale University Library joins the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy System

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-06-03
Yale University Library joins the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy System

The Yale University Library has recently joined the Open Library of Humanities' (OLH) Library Partnership Subsidy system. The partnership will offer the Yale community, and scholars worldwide, greater access to high quality, open access publications in the humanities. Dr. Martin Paul Eve, a founder and academic project director of the OLH, stated, “I am delighted that Yale has joined us. [...]

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University of St. Andrews joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-06-02
University of St. Andrews joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of St. Andrews has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. St Andrews is Scotland's first university and the third oldest in the English-speaking world, founded in 1413. Over six centuries it has established a reputation as one of Europe's leading and most distinctive centres for teaching and [...]

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Uppsala University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-06-01
Uppsala University joins OLH LPS model

  We are extremely pleased to announce that Uppsala University has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Uppsala University is the first university in Sweden, founded in 1477, with 45,000 students here. The university pursues world-class research and high quality education for the benefit of society and business on a global level. The Open Library [...]

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Duke joins OLH LPS membership plan

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-05-29
Duke joins OLH LPS membership plan

We're extremely pleased to announce that Duke University has signed up to financially support the Open Library of Humanities. Duke University is an internationally prestigious institution with a mission “to advance the frontiers of knowledge and contribute boldly to the international community of scholarship”. The Open Library of Humanities is a strongly peer-reviewed, open-access, [...]

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First subscription journal flips to open access through OLH

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-05-29
First subscription journal flips to open access through OLH

  The Open Library of Humanities is extremely pleased to announce that the Journal of British and Irish Innovative Poetry will be the first subscription journal to move to the completely open-access model offered by the OLH. The journal, previously published by Gylphi, centres on the poetic writings that have appeared in Britain and Ireland since the late 1950s under various [...]

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Ohio University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-05-21
Ohio University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Ohio University has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Ohio University is a highly-ranked research institution, rated within the top 3% of higher education institutions globally according to the Center for World University Rankings. The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open-access [...]

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University of Leeds joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-05-19
University of Leeds joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Leeds has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Leeds is a member of the Russell Group and has a large and vibrant community of researchers in the arts and humanities. The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open-access publisher with no author-facing [...]

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CFP: Mnemosyne / Deadline: 1 November, 2015

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-05-19
CFP: Mnemosyne / Deadline: 1 November, 2015

The Open Library of Humanities – gold open-access, peer-reviewed, multi-journal library – seeks a broad range of contributions from scholars across the disciplines of art history and visual studies for their inaugural issue on visual culture. This special issue invites contributions in the spirit of Warburg’s Mnemosyne Atlas, exploring the memories, afterlives, and reanimations of [...]

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University of Sheffield joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-05-15
University of Sheffield joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Sheffield has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Sheffield is known for its outstanding performance for research, as a member of the Russell Group of leading UK research universities. The university is rated 69th in the world in the 2014 QS World University Rankings and in [...]

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CFP: The Abolition of the University / Deadline: 1 March, 2016

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-05-14
CFP: The Abolition of the University / Deadline: 1 March, 2016

In 1968, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o and his colleagues at the University of Nairobi called for the abolition of the English department. They attacked an enduring colonial legacy and envisioned an intellectual renaissance in Africa. Conversely, in recent years, many departments have found themselves “abolished” for another reason: the neoliberal rhetoric of financial sustainability and austerity, [...]

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