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Coates Library, Trinity University signs up to OLH model

Coates Library, Trinity University signs up to OLH model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-03-05

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

Editorial Workflow Code

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-03-04

  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

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

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-27

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

Dickinson College joins OLH LPS network

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-26

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

Baylor University joins OLH library consortium

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-24

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

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

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-23

“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

Bethel University joins OLH library partnership model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-20

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

KU Leuven becomes first Belgian institution to sign up to OLH

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-16

  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

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

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-13

  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

Washington University in St Louis joins OLH library consortium

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-12

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

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

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-10

  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

Corban University joins OLH library consortium

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-09

  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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OLH library consortium welcomes Tufts

OLH library consortium welcomes Tufts

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-06

We're extremely pleased to announce that Tufts University has joined the Library Partnership Subsidy system that financially supports the Open Library of Humanities. Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and is committed to providing students with a personal experience. Tufts is a blend of both a [...]

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CFP: Religious Subcultures in Unexpected Places / Deadline: May 1st 2015 / OLH

CFP: Religious Subcultures in Unexpected Places / Deadline: May 1st 2015 / OLH

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-05

  The first in a series of calls for papers for OLH special collections. In April 2013, the Society for the Anthropology of Religion held its biennial meeting in Pasadena, California, USA.  The theme was “Religious Syncretism and Synergies.”  This gathering of scholars featured a broad spectrum of research on religious cultures and how they have situated [...]

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College and Research Library News interview with OLH director and John Willinsky

College and Research Library News interview with OLH director and John Willinsky

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-02-03

Open access in humanities and social sciences Visions for the future of publishing For this month’s column, the editors are gearing up for the Library Publishing Forum, which will be held March 29–30, 2015, at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. We have interviewed the forum’s keynote speakers, Martin Paul Eve and John Willinsky, who will share their vision of open access in the [...]

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