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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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Editorial Workflow Code

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-03-04
Editorial Workflow Code

  We're very pleased to announce today the first release of unique code developed for the Open Library of Humanities by Ubiquity Press. The patch for OJS 2.4.3 alters the workflow so that Section Editors make draft decisions that are then overseen by Editors. Dr. Martin Paul Eve, one of the OLH project directors, said: “We're very glad to be working with Ubiquity Press and to be able to [...]

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CFP: American Literature and the Transnational Marketplace / Deadline: 1 August, 2015

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-27
CFP: American Literature and the Transnational Marketplace / Deadline: 1 August, 2015

The last fifteen years have seen substantial changes in the way scholars have engaged with US literature and culture. In particular, the rise of two methodological paradigms, TRANSNATIONALISM and PRINT CULTURE STUDIES, have paved the way for exciting new approaches to key questions that have always been at the heart of the discipline: the relationship between literature and nationhood, [...]

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Dickinson College joins OLH LPS network

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-26
Dickinson College joins OLH LPS network

We're extremely pleased to announce that Dickinson College has become a member of the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Chartered in 1783 (the first college chartered in the newly recognized United States), Dickinson is a highly selective, private liberal-arts college. Founded in Carlisle, Pa., by Benjamin Rush and named for John Dickinson, its mission is to [...]

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Baylor University joins OLH library consortium

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-24
Baylor University joins OLH library consortium

We're extremely pleased to announce that Baylor University has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Baylor University, a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, provides a vibrant campus community for more than 16,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational [...]

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CFP: Multifocal and Collaborative Approaches to South Asian History / Deadline: 31 August, 2015

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-23
CFP: Multifocal and Collaborative Approaches to South Asian History / Deadline: 31 August, 2015

“Big picture” history is vulnerable to the distortion of the wide-angle lens and the grandiosity of the panorama. Microhistory has become the norm on account of offering fine-grained fidelity to “lived experience,” yet it can suffer from myopia and make a fetish of uniqueness, or overreach in attempts to generalize from parochial particulars. South Asian history, especially for [...]

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Bethel University joins OLH library partnership model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-20
Bethel University joins OLH library partnership model

We're extremely pleased to announce that Bethel University has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Bethel University is a top-ranked, evangelical Christian university based in St. Paul, Minnesota. The Open Library of Humanities is a gold open-access publisher, led by academics and initially funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with an emphasis [...]

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KU Leuven becomes first Belgian institution to sign up to OLH

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-16
KU Leuven becomes first Belgian institution to sign up to OLH

  We're delighted to be able to announce that the prestigious KU Leuven in Belgium has signed up to financially support the Open Library of Humanities. Visionary director of the Artes Library, Dr. Demmy Verbeke, has been a long-standing supporter of open access publishing and has received the support of his colleagues of the Library Board of the Humanities and Social Sciences, and the [...]

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CFP: Healing Gods, Heroes and Rituals in the Graeco-Roman World / Deadline: 25 May, 2015

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-13
CFP: Healing Gods, Heroes and Rituals in the Graeco-Roman World / Deadline: 25 May, 2015

  The connection between belief and healing has featured in almost every human civilization. From its central presence in the narratives of the Abrahamic religions, through to studies of the placebo effect, societies have long been fascinated by the capacity of faith to heal, whether this is treated as a natural phenomenon or a gift from a supernatural or theological realm. This [...]

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Washington University in St Louis joins OLH library consortium

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-12
Washington University in St Louis joins OLH library consortium

We're extremely pleased to announce that Washington University in St. Louis has joined the Library Partnership Subsidy system that underwrites the Open Library of Humanities. Founded in 1853, Washington University’s mission is to discover and disseminate knowledge, and protect the freedom of inquiry through research, teaching, and learning. The Open Library of Humanities is a unique [...]

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CFP: Teaching and Learning in Antiquity / Deadline: May 1st 2015 / OLH

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-10
CFP: Teaching and Learning in Antiquity / Deadline: May 1st 2015 / OLH

  As the chorus of Aeschylus' Agamemnon reminds us through the maxim pathei mathos (“through suffering comes learning”), ancient notions of teaching and learning extend well beyond the walls of the classroom. Despite Aeschylus' concise formulation, the complex processes underlying learning have eluded scholars across disciplines for millennia. This collection explores texts [...]

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Corban University joins OLH library consortium

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-09
Corban University joins OLH library consortium

  We're extremely pleased to announce that Corban University has joined the Library Partnership Subsidy system that supports the Open Library of Humanities. Corban is located in Salem, Oregon and fuses a strong Christian ethos with academic rigour across all disciplines: from education to business and from counseling to political science. The Open Library of Humanities is an [...]

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