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New OLH membership badges

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-07-14

The Open Library of Humanities would not be able to continue to operate without our library members. We owe our success to our over 300 member institutions and, in gratitude for their generous support, today we are launching our new badges, which we hope our supporting members will display with pride in recognition of their commitment to supporting open access scholarship.We have two types of [...]

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Consortium of 15 universities joins OLH LPS Model: The Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA)

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-07-14

We are pleased to announce that the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) and the Open Library of Humanities (OLH) have signed a three-year collective agreement that provides multi-year support for OLH from all of the BTAA’s fifteen member libraries. This move was made possible thanks to the OLH Open Consortial Offer, an initiative that offers consortia, societies, networks and scholarly projects the [...]

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Glossa migrates to Janeway

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-07-13

In the next few weeks, Glossa 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 Glossa’s submission system, its logo, and the journal website will change. All accounts and current submissions will be migrated to Janeway. Authors and reviewers will receive invitations to reset [...]

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F&M’s College Library joins ‘Open Library’ Model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-06-21

We are pleased to announce that Franklin & Marshall’s College Library has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. With more than 2,300 students, F&M is dedicated to intellectual freedom and critical learning as fundamental to a democratic society. “The Humanities is especially in need of a viable APC-free model for OA publishing,” said Scott Vine, [...]

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The University of Chichester joins OLH LPS Model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-06-18

We are pleased to announce that the University of Chichester has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Chichester is a thriving higher education institution, which was recently recognised as a one of the top-30 universities in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2021). The history of its two campuses, in Chichester and Bognor Regis, dates back [...]

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CFP: Production Archives 03 – Archival Practices

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-06-16

Open Library of Humanities Journal Special Collection: Call for PapersProduction Archives 03 – Archival PracticesThe open-access special collection Production Archives invites article submissions to a critical forum dedicated to the theme of "Archival Practices". Published by the Open Library of Humanities journal, this forum focuses on the analysis of institutions and practices of curation and [...]

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CFP: Production Archives 02 – Production Contexts

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-06-16

Open Library of Humanities Journal Special Collection: Call for PapersProduction Archives 02 – Production ContextsThe open-access special collection Production Archives invites article submissions to a critical forum dedicated to the theme of "Production Contexts". Published by the Open Library of Humanities journal, this forum aims to widen the cultural studies lens by refocussing from isolated [...]

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CFP: Production Archives 01 – Puppets for Action

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-06-16

Open Library of Humanities Journal Special Collection: Call for PapersProduction Archives 01 – Puppets for ActionThe open-access special collection Production Archives invites article submissions to a critical forum dedicated to the theme of "Puppets for Action". Published by the Open Library of Humanities journal, this forum aims to overturn the critical relegation of puppetry to a [...]

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Recording of the third Comics Grid Webinar on Graphic Science and Narrative Drawing

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-06-14

The Comics Grid Webinar Series - Live Chats on Comics Scholarship Graphic Science and Narrative Drawing: A Comics Grid Webinar with Lydia Wysocki and Paul Fisher Davies.You can now watch the recording of our third Comics Grid webinar on Graphic Science and Narrative Drawing organised on June 1st. On this third webinar co-hosted by Paula Clemente Vega (Open Library of Humanities) and Dr [...]

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The University of Göttingen joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-06-08

We are very pleased to announce that the University of Göttingen has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Göttingen is a research-led university in the city of Göttingen, Germany. Founded in 1734 by George II, King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover, it is the oldest university in the state of Lower Saxony and the largest in student [...]

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

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-06-02

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 two developers, the post-holder’s main role will be to help lead the development of open-source publishing technologies for use across the College and within its various [...]

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CFP: Scholarly Communications and Higher Education

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-05-21

Open Library of Humanities Journal Special Collection: Call for ArticlesScholarly Communications and Higher EducationThe meta-reflexive study of scholarly communications and higher education in the digital age has long been of vital importance. This special collection gathers articles at the OLH journal on this topic.The special collection welcomes both empirical and theoretical contributions in [...]

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CFP: The Pathological Body: European Literary and Cultural Perspectives in the Age of Modern Medicine / Deadline: 15 September, 2021

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-05-11

Open Library of Humanities Journal Special Collection: Call for ArticlesThe Pathological Body: European Literary and Cultural Perspectives in the Age of Modern MedicineSince the birth of modern medicine in nineteenth-century Europe, its authority and influence has profoundly shaped society. Medical institutions in Paris, Vienna, and Berlin identified new forms of pathology, with ‘illnesses’ such [...]

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The Comics Grid Webinar Series - Graphic Science and Narrative Drawing: A Comics Grid Webinar with Lydia Wysocki and Paul Fisher Davies.

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-05-05

Live Chat | WebinarThe Comics Grid Webinar Series - Live Chats on Comics Scholarship Graphic Science and Narrative Drawing: A Comics Grid Webinar with Lydia Wysocki and Paul Fisher Davies.CC BY Lydia WysockyDate:  Tuesday 1 June 2021.Time: 4-5pm BST. Check your timezone here. Registration: Free. Please register here.  To join the webinar: We recommend that attendees use [...]

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Ontario Tech University joins OLH LPS Model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-05-04

We are pleased to announce that Ontario Tech University has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Ontario Tech University is a Canadian public research university founded in 2002 in Oshawa, Ontario. Ontario Tech has quickly earned a reputation for engineering and computer science, ranking among the top 10 programs in Canada, including third for engineering and [...]

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