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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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Birkbeck, University of London joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-05-13
Birkbeck, University of London joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Birkbeck, University of London has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Birkbeck is a world-class research and teaching institution, a vibrant centre of academic excellence and London’s only specialist provider of evening higher education. In addition, both directors of the Open Library of Humanities are [...]

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Carnegie Mellon University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-05-11
Carnegie Mellon University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Carnegie Mellon University has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Recognized for academic excellence, groundbreaking research and interdisciplinary collaboration, Carnegie Mellon consistently ranks among the world's top universities. The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open-access [...]

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University of Exeter joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-05-08
University of Exeter joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Exeter has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Exeter combines world class research with excellent student satisfaction at its campuses in Exeter and Cornwall. It is a member of the Russell Group of leading research-intensive universities. Formed in 1955, the University has [...]

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University of Sussex joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-05-07
University of Sussex joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Sussex has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. A leading research university, the University of Sussex was the first of the new wave of UK universities founded in the 1960s, receiving its Royal Charter in August 1961 The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open-access [...]

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OLH Launches in the UK with Jisc Collections

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-05-01
OLH Launches in the UK with Jisc Collections

We are delighted to announce that the Open Library of Humanities has become the UK's first collaborative publishing consortium partnerning with Jisc Collections, who procure electronic content for all of the UK's research libraries in higher education. Our transformative Library Partnership Subsidy (LPS) business model is now available to UK libraries, who can sign up here to help shape [...]

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Overlay Journals and Peer Review

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-04-19
Overlay Journals and Peer Review

Jefferson Pooley (Muhlenberg College, US) has recently published an article that considers how overlay journals can transform communication studies research. "Sinking the Flagship: Why Communication Studies is Better Off Without One" was published in the International Journal of Communication (Vol. 9, 2015) and suggests that since there is no single flagship journal in communication [...]

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Macalester College participates in OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-04-14
Macalester College participates in OLH LPS model

We're extremely pleased to announce that Macalester College has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Macalester is committed to being a preeminent liberal arts college with an educational program known for its high standards for scholarship and its special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. The Open Library of [...]

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