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Bielefeld University Library joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-12-16
Bielefeld University Library joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Bielefeld University Library has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Bielefeld University was founded in 1969 with an explicit research assignment and a mission to provide high-quality research-oriented teaching. Today it encompasses 13 faculties covering a broad spectrum of disciplines in the humanities, natural [...]

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University of Zurich joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-12-14
University of Zurich joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Zurich has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Zurich is one of the leading research universities in Europe and offers the widest range of study courses in Switzerland. The University is a leading player on the European research scene, and in many areas ranks among the very best [...]

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Whitworth Library joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-12-09
Whitworth Library joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Whitworth Library has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Founded in 1890, Whitworth is a private, residential, liberal arts institution affiliated with the Presbyterian church. Whitworth’s mission is to provide its diverse student body an education of mind and heart, equipping its graduates to honor God, follow [...]

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CFP: Utopia After the Human / Deadline: 23 January, 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-11-30
CFP: Utopia After the Human / Deadline: 23 January, 2017

We’re delighted to announce the call for contributions for our fifth symposium, Utopia After the Human, to be held at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, from the 11-12th April 2017. It is free to attend and bursaries are available. Read on for more details… (this call is available as a.pdf) Call for Contributions What subjectivities exist within, against and beyond [...]

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Article published in OLH/Birkbeck Journal, 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Nineteenth Century, wins prestigious Victorian studies prize

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-11-28
Article published in OLH/Birkbeck Journal, 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Nineteenth Century, wins prestigious Victorian studies prize

We are delighted to announce that Professor Jason Camlot has won the prestigious Donald Gray Prize for best Victorian Studies essay from the North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) for his article published in 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Nineteenth Century (issue 21). The article ‘Historicist Audio Forensics: The Archive of Voices as Repository of Material and [...]

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University of British Columbia Library joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-11-18
University of British Columbia Library joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of British Columbia Library has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. UBC consistently ranks as one of the world’s top research universities. Globally connected, UBC attracts the highest calibre of research faculty and students and more than $500 million in research funding each year. The Open Library [...]

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University of Oklahoma Libraries join OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-10-31
University of Oklahoma Libraries join OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Oklahoma Libraries have joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Founded in 1890, the University of Oklahoma is a public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma. OU’s Norman undergraduate population is just over 20,000, giving students a major university experience in a private college [...]

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Ensuring the Broadest Access to Humanities Research: Adelphi University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-10-25
Ensuring the Broadest Access to Humanities Research: Adelphi University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Adelphi University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Adelphi University is a nationally ranked, doctoral research university relentlessly dedicated to student success. First-rate teaching, scholarship and creative endeavor lie at the heart of an Adelphi world-class academic experience. As a leader in higher [...]

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New OLH Poster: The Muybridge Poster

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-10-20
New OLH Poster: The Muybridge Poster

The third poster in our series is now available! Following the success of our first two posters – the Victorian Poster and the Constructivist Poster – the new Muybridge Poster showcases the OLH's commitment to supporting the publication of audio visual content including video essays, film clips, and music clips and other audio files. We are grateful to our fantastic graphic designer, Becky [...]

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Florida State University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-10-18
Florida State University joins OLH LPS model

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 in research expenditures each year, and more than 50 prominent research centers and institutes [...]

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Video Journal of Embodied Research to Launch on OLH Platform

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-10-17
Video Journal of Embodied Research to Launch on OLH Platform

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 leading early career researcher Dr Ben Spatz, Senior Lecturer in Drama, Theatre and Performance at the [...]

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OLH now supported by over 200 institutions thanks to the libraries of the seven Irish universities

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-10-11
OLH now supported by over 200 institutions thanks to the libraries of the seven Irish universities

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 College, Dublin, University College Cork, University College Dublin, and University of Limerick. [...]

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Penn State University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-10-10
Penn State University joins OLH LPS model

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 in the nation accorded land grant, sea grant, sun grant, and space grant status. The Open Library of [...]

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University of Surrey joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-10-07
University of Surrey joins OLH LPS model

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-access publisher with no author-facing charges. With funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the [...]

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Annotran features on Chronicle of Higher Education’s ProfHacker Site

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-10-05
Annotran features on Chronicle of Higher Education’s ProfHacker Site

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 having this tool when I was teaching literature in translation where we had access to the book, but not a [...]

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