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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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Miami University Libraries join OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-04-13
Miami University Libraries join OLH LPS model

We're extremely pleased to announce that the Miami University Libraries have become a member of the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong [...]

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Malmö Keynote on Open Access & the Humanities

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-04-12
Malmö Keynote on Open Access & the Humanities

OLH Co-Director Dr Caroline Edwards has been invited by the National Library of Sweden to give the keynote for the "Meeting Place: Open Access Conference" in Malmö, April 2015. The title of Caroline's talk will be "Opening Up Open Access Beyond the Sciences: Learning from the Open Library of Humanities" and it will introduce the conference's theme of open access, with sub-themes on open [...]

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Washington and Lee University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-04-10
Washington and Lee University joins OLH LPS model

We're extremely pleased to announce that Washington and Lee University has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Founded in 1749, Washington and Lee University's mission is to provide a liberal arts education that develops students' capacity to think freely, critically, and humanely and to conduct themselves with honor, integrity, and civility The Open [...]

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Wesleyan University Library signs up to OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-04-09
Wesleyan University Library signs up to OLH LPS model

We're extremely pleased to announce that Wesleyan University Library has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Wesleyan University was founded in 1831 by Methodist leaders and Middletown citizens. Today, Wesleyan offers instruction in 40 departments and 44 major fields of study and awards the bachelor of arts and graduate degrees. The master of arts [...]

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Announcing 2nd OpenCon Conference for Students & Early Career Academic Professionals on Open Access

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-04-09
Announcing 2nd OpenCon Conference for Students & Early Career Academic Professionals on Open Access

OpenCon 2015 to Take Place November 14-16 in Brussels, Belgium WASHINGTON, DC — Today 11 organizations representing the next generation of scholars, researchers, and academic professionals announced OpenCon 2015: Empowering the Next Generation to Advance Open Access, Open Education and Open Data. Slated for November 14-16 in Brussels, Belgium, the event will bring together students and early [...]

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West Virginia University signs up to the OLH

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-03-13
West Virginia University signs up to the OLH

We're extremely pleased to announce that West Virginia University has become a member of the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. As a land-grant institution in the 21st century, WVU aims to deliver high-quality education, excel in discovery and innovation, model a culture of diversity and inclusion, promote health and vitality, and build pathways for the exchange [...]

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Kenyon College signs up to OLH model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-03-12
Kenyon College signs up to OLH model

We're extremely pleased to announce that Kenyon College Library has become a member of the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Founded in 1824, Kenyon is the oldest private college in Ohio. The small college originally educated all-male clergymen for frontier America, but it soon became a highly regarded seat of classical education whose graduates included [...]

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Coates Library, Trinity University signs up to OLH model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-03-05
Coates Library, Trinity University signs up to OLH model

We're extremely pleased to announce that Coates Library, Trinity University has become a member of the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Founded on the vision of a few Texas pioneers who believed in the transformational powers of higher education, today Trinity serves students from around the world, and empowers them with the tools of “a University of the [...]

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