18 October 2016
Florida State University joins OLH LPS model
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
We are extremely pleased to announce that Florida State University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. FSU takes great pride in its ability to provide supportive environments for the exploration of all types of ideas; and with approximately $200 million …
17 October 2016
Video Journal of Embodied Research to Launch on OLH Platform
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
We are extremely pleased to announce that the new Journal of Embodied Research is to launch on the Open Library of Humanities platform. This will be the first peer reviewed video essay journal to be published for a broad scholarly readership. The editorial advisory board is led by a leadi…
11 October 2016
OLH now supported by over 200 institutions thanks to the libraries of the seven Irish universities
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
We are extremely pleased to announce that the Libraries of the seven Irish universities have joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. The seven Irish universities consist of Dublin City University, Maynooth University, National University Ireland, Galway, Trinity …
10 October 2016
Penn State University joins OLH LPS model
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
We are extremely pleased to announce that Penn State University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. With over $800 million in annual research expenditures, Penn State ranks among the top 20 U.S. research universities, and is one of only two institutions …
7 October 2016
University of Surrey joins OLH LPS model
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Surrey has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Surrey is a world-class, research-led University, committed to research excellence. The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open-acce…
5 October 2016
Annotran features on Chronicle of Higher Education’s ProfHacker Site
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
We are very pleased to say that the Annotran translation project, run within Birkbeck’s Centre for Technology and Publishing on behalf of the OLH, has featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s ProfHacker blog. On the site, Dr Lee Skallerup Bessette writes that: I would have appreciated ha…
30 September 2016
CFP: New Approaches to Medieval Water Studies / Deadline: 31 May, 2017
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
Recent scholarship in water studies has generated several germane streams of new methodological approaches, each relevant to medieval history. This OLH Special Collection will showcase the state of the field for medieval water studies, tease out its salient themes, and demonstrate possibl…
27 September 2016
Multi-lingual publishing at OLH – launch of the French site
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
We are delighted to announce the launch of the first of our planned multi-lingual sites of the Open Library of Humanities multidisciplinary journal. Visitors to the journal's homepage, https://olh.openlibhums.org/, will now be able to select English or French, including all of the journal's i…
26 September 2016
CFP: Protest and Resistance in Ukrainian Literature / Deadline: 31 May, 2017
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
The social and political history of Ukraine in the last decades has been heavily influenced, and at times dominated, by acts of protest and resistance. As publicly enacted or cultural evocations of struggle, these acts, such as the Orange revolution and Euromaidan protests taking place in…
21 September 2016
Birkbeck Centre for Technology and Publishing unveils open-source translation tool based on Hypothesis
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
The Open Library of Humanities is pleased to reveal the first of its software initiatives, funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Birkbeck, University of London: Annotran. Developed by Dr Marija Katic and Professor Martin Paul Eve in the Centre for Technology and Publishing at B…
20 September 2016
Architectural Histories Abandons APCs Through OLH Partnership
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
We are extremely pleased to announce that the journal Architectural Histories, published by Ubiquity Press, is to remove its Article Processing Charges (APCs) through a partnership with the Open Library of Humanities. Architectural Histories is the journal of the European Architectural Histor…
19 September 2016
CFP: Postcolonial Perspectives in Game Studies / Abstract Deadline: 15 December, 2016
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
Since the first key publications in the nineties on videogames research in Humanities and Social Sciences contexts, the field of Game Studies has become an established platform for discussion and debate on how games contribute to our cultural, social and aesthetic experiences. Game Studie…