19 February 2024
Quaker Studies joins the Open Library of Humanities
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
We are delighted to announce that Quaker Studies (QS) has fully transitioned to the Open Library of Humanities. Quaker Studies is the official journal of the international Quaker Studies Research Association (QSRA), which is the umbrella organisation for all those studying, teaching, researching or…
19 February 2024
The Open Library of Humanities launches Regeneration: Environment, Art, Culture
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
The Open Library of Humanities is very pleased to welcome Regeneration: Environment, Art, Culture as the newest academic journal to join our catalogue. As a peer-reviewed, open-access journal of the environmental humanities, Regeneration brings humanists, activists, artists, and scientists into ope…
16 February 2024
[in]Transition joins the Open Library of Humanities
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
We are delighted to announce that [in]Transition: Journal of Videographic Film & Moving Image Studies has joined the Open Library of Humanities. The journal launched in 2014 in collaboration with Journal of Cinema and Media Studies on the MediaCommons platform, a community network run by schola…
14 February 2024
UCL Press partners with Janeway to migrate their 15 journals
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
OLH and UCL Press are pleased to announce a new journals hosting partnership with Janeway, our in-house open source scholarly publishing platform.  This new partnership will provide a more intuitive, improved navigation experience for UCL's global readership and greater flexibility, owner…
5 February 2024
Open Access = Access for All.
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
A blog post by Dr Steph Driver, OLH’s new accessibility specialist developer. "Nothing about us without us" is the central tenant of disability rights movements across the globe. I am but one disabled voice. I can code. I can facilitate. I can advocate, but to make Janeway accessible we need t…
30 January 2024
Open Publishing at UMass Amherst partners with Janeway to migrate their journals.
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
We are very pleased to announce that the OLH's in-house digital publishing platform Janeway has partnered with Open Publishing at UMass Amherst to migrate their journals and conference proceedings. Open Publishing at UMass Amherst provides publishing services for open-access journals and conference…
23 January 2024
OLH welcomes the Dutch Research Council (NWO) as its first Platinum super-supporter
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
Open Library of Humanities is thrilled to announce the Dutch Research Council (NWO) has committed to a further three years of funding OLH. NWO originally joined OLH in 2020 in line with its long-standing support of a variety of open access initiatives. The research council was an early signatory of…
15 January 2024
Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science flips to diamond open access with Open Library of Humanities
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
We are very pleased to welcome Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science to our portfolio of diamond open access journals. Launched in 1966, Zygon is a well-respected religious studies journal dedicated to the manifold interactions between the sciences, human religious and moral convictions. The journ…
11 January 2024
OLH launches a new journal
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
We’re delighted to announce the launch of a new Open Library of Humanities journal. Political Philosophy is edited by Prof. Robert Goodin (Australian National University) along with co-editors Christian Barry (Australian National University), Chiara Cordelli (University of Chicago), Jeffrey Howard …
1 December 2023
Recording of Jisc webinar "Support community led open access publishing: Help shape the future of scholarly communications"
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
Dr Caroline Edwards, OLH Executive Director, participated in this webinar organised by JISC as part of OA week on libraries supporting community-led open access publishing. We were delighted to be invited to share the work we are doing at the Open Library of Humanities to extend rights retention to…
16 November 2023
Winners of the OLH Open Access Award 2023 announced
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
Winners of the OLH Open Access Award 2023 announcedEarlier this year, the Open Library of Humanities announced the OLH Open Access Award 2023, a fund dedicated to promoting the benefits and impact of open access to humanities scholars and disciplines and to knowledge worldwide. Our OLH Open Access …
18 October 2023
Dawn of the Zombie Journal: New Poster Celebrates History of OA Community Activism
Posted by Katherine Parker-Hay
To celebrate Open Access Week 2023 (and its proximity to Halloween), the OLH is launching the Zombie Poster. This commemorates the term ‘zombie journal’, first used by linguists in 2015 following the mass resignation of editors at the Elsevier journal Lingua. Protesting Elsevier’s claim to ‘own’ th…