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Janeway partners with Next Generation Library Publishing (NGLP) project

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-11-02

We were pleased to announce the launching of the new partnership between Janeway and the Next Generation Library Publishing (NGLP) project last week. As part of this new collaboration Janeway will be joining the California Digital Library and Longleaf to pilot three different service models for the software components developed through the Next Generation Library Publishing project.Janeway is our [...]

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Join the Janeway team – We are recruiting a Senior Publishing Technology Developer

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-10-25

The Birkbeck Centre for Technology and Publishing is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join the Janeway publishing platform software engineering team in this exciting remote working opportunity. Joining a team of three developers, the post-holder’s main role will be to help deliver publishing solutions to both the Open Library of Humanities and our 20 partners around the world. We are [...]

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The Open Library of Humanities welcomes four more higher tier supporters

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-10-19

We are pleased to announce that we have recently welcomed four new higher tier super-supporters to our library board: Lancaster University, University of Glasgow, University of Edinburgh and University of Southampton. They have been awarded one of our higher tier supporter badges in recognition of their invaluable contribution to furthering vital work in open access scholarship.This additional [...]

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Article in the OLH flagship journal wins the Elizabeth Eisenstein Essay Prize

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-10-15

We are delighted to announce that Dr Janet Smith has been awarded the 2021 Elizabeth Eisenstein Essay Prize for her article published in the OLH journal.The article "Crossing the Border of Citizenship: Helen Taylor, the Independent Radical Democrat Candidate for Camberwell North, 1885" explores the campaign of Helen Taylor to become the first woman MP in the British Parliament. It appears in the [...]

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The University of Potsdam joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-10-15

We are pleased to announce that the University of Potsdam has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Potsdam is a public university in Potsdam, capital of the state of Brandenburg, Germany. Founded in 1991, the University of Potsdam is a modern and dynamic institution thoroughly focused on innovative teaching and research. With more than [...]

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The University of Leeds joins OLH LPS Model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-10-08

We are pleased to announce that the University of Leeds has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Leeds is a public research university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It was officially founded in 1904, but the university's origins can be traced back to the 19th century, when the Yorkshire College of Science was established. Today, the [...]

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Open Insights: Open Access Scientific Journals – The Beginning of an Era

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-10-01

The OLH Open Access Award 2020 awardee’s report: the National Library of Kosovo Open Access Scientific Journals – The Beginning of an Era An Open Insights essay by Zaide Krapi, National Library of Kosovo Last year, we applied to the Open Library of Humanities Open Access Award 2020, a new award aimed at funding open access projects across the globe. We were delighted when we were [...]

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Mentorship, open access and violin memes: my time as an intern at the Open Library of Humanities

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-09-21

Mentorship, open access and violin memes: my time as an intern at the Open Library of Humanities - a blog post by Francesca TambelliniMy name is Francesca Tambellini, and from 28 June to 9 July 2021, I became the Open Library of Humanities’ first ever intern. I am originally from Lucca, a small town in central Italy, but moved to the UK in 2013 to pursue a Music degree at [...]

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OLH reopens applications to flip subscription journals to open access

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-09-10

We are delighted to announce that the Open Library of Humanities is now open to expressions of interest from subscription journals in the humanities seeking to move to a gold open access (OA) publishing model without author-facing charges (‘diamond’ OA).The Open Library of Humanities (OLH) is a charitable organisation dedicated to publishing open access scholarship with no author-facing article [...]

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Laboratory Phonology migrates to Janeway

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-09-09

We are pleased to announce that Laboratory Phonology has transitioned from its previous publication service provider, Ubiquity Press, to the Janeway platform run by the Open Library of Humanities (OLH).This means that Laboratory Phonology’s submission system, its logo, and the journal website have changed. All accounts and current submissions have been migrated to Janeway. Authors and reviewers [...]

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Join the OLH Team - we are recruiting an Editorial Officer!

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-09-07

The OLH is looking for an outstanding Editorial Officer with excellent organisation and communication skills for a remote role (maternity cover). This remote working role offers a rare and exciting opportunity to become part of an outstanding team for an award-winning open-access academic publisher, The Open Library of Humanities.The post-holder’s main role will be to oversee editorial processes [...]

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The Comics Grid Webinar Series - Wrestling Graphic Novels: A Comics Grid Webinar with Anna Marta Marini and Jessica Fontaine

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-08-25

Live Chat | WebinarThe Comics Grid Webinar Series - Live Chats on Comics Scholarship Wrestling Graphic Novels: A Comics Grid Webinar with Anna Marta Marini and Jessica FontaineGonzo © Jason Gonzalez, 2021.Brown and Easton © Box Brown and Brandon Easton, 2015Date:  Tuesday 26 October 2021.Time: 4-5pm BST. Check your timezone here. Registration: Free. Please register here.To join the [...]

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CHASE placement opportunity at the Open Library of Humanities to assist with Editorial, Marketing and Technical duties

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-08-19

CHASE placement opportunity at the Open Library of Humanities to assist with Editorial, Marketing and Technical dutiesThe Open Library of Humanities is seeking a PhD student to assist with editorial, marketing and technical duties as part of our small, hardworking team. The placement is available to arts and humanities PhD students at CHASE member institutions. The position is fully set up for [...]

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The Open Library of Humanities welcomes its first five new higher tier supporters

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-07-27

We are delighted to announce that we have recently welcomed our first five new higher tier super-supporters to our library board: King's College London, The Open University, University College London (UCL), University of Sheffield and University of York. These five super-supporters are the first to be awarded one of our new badges in recognition of their invaluable contribution to furthering [...]

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The Journal of Portuguese Linguistics migrates to Janeway

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-07-16

In the next few weeks, Journal of Portuguese Linguistics will be transitioning from its current publication service provider, Ubiquity Press, to the Janeway platform run by the Open Library of Humanities (OLH).This means that the Journal of Portuguese Linguistics' submission system will change. All accounts and current submissions will be migrated to Janeway. Authors and reviewers will receive [...]

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