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The Comics Grid Webinar Series - Music and Noir in Comics: Reading Thompson and Campbell's Jem and the Holograms and Díaz Canales and Guarnido’s Blacksad with Susan Bond and Hailey J. Austin.

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-12-14

Live Chat | WebinarThe Comics Grid Webinar Series - Live Chats on Comics Scholarship Music and Noir in Comics: Reading Thompson and Campbell's Jem and the Holograms and Díaz Canales and Guarnido’s Blacksad with Susan Bond and Hailey J. Austin. Díaz Canales and Guarnido. © Juan Diaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido, 2010. Thompson and Campbell. © Hasbro 2015.Date:  Thursday 28 [...]

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The University of Westminster Press and Michigan Publishing Services working with Janeway

Posted by OLH Janeway on 2020-12-10

London, UK and Ann Arbor, MI, USA – 10 December 2020  The University of Westminster Press and Michigan Publishing Services working with Janeway Systems digital journals publishing platform have reached an agreement whereby they will partner to publish UWP’s six scholarly journals from January 2021.  Andrew Lockett, Press Manager (University of Westminster Press) warmly welcomed the [...]

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The Royal Danish Library joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-12-04

We are very pleased to announce that the Royal Danish Library has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The Royal Danish Library is the national library of Denmark and the university library for five out of eight universities in Denmark including the University of Copenhagen. It is among the largest libraries in the world and the largest in the Nordic [...]

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The University of Liège's Library (ULiège Library) joins OLH LPS Model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-12-01

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Liège’s Library (ULiège Library), by the means of its Humanities and Social Sciences branch, has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Acting in the capacity of the University of Liège, one of the major universities of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation in Belgium, ULiège Library provides research and [...]

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Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-11-11

We are very pleased to announce that the Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Acting in the capacity of the German National Library of Science and Technology, as well as architecture, chemistry, computer science, mathematics and physics, the TIB – Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology and University [...]

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Recording of the first Comics Grid Webinar Series - Live Chats on Comics Scholarship

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-10-28

The Comics Grid Webinar Series - Live Chats on Comics Scholarship Troubling Boundaries, Leaking Forms: Reading Bechdel's Fun Home and Carroll's Through the Woods with Dr Jeanette D'Arcy and Dr Miranda CorcoranYou can now watch the recording of our first Comics Grid Webinar Series entitled "Troubling Boundaries, Leaking Forms: Reading Bechdel's Fun Home and Carroll's Through the Woods with Dr [...]

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Open Library of Humanities Wins Small Digital Publisher of the Year

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-10-16

We’re delighted to announce that the Open Library of Humanities (OLH) has won the award for Small Digital Publisher of the Year at the Association of Online Publishers (AOP) Digital Publishing Awards 2020 virtual ceremony, celebrated yesterday in London. We would like to send a huge thank you to the judges, and many congratulations to all the winners and all those highly commended in the other 25 [...]

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Michigan Publishing Services Partners With Janeway to Migrate Their Journals

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-10-16

We are very pleased to announce that Michigan Publishing Services has partnered with Janeway to migrate their journals to our open access publishing platform. Michigan Publishing Services is part of the hub of scholarly publishing at the University of Michigan (Michigan Publishing), together with the University of Michigan Press and Deep Blue, the university’s institutional repository. As experts [...]

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University of Arizona Libraries Launches its Publication Platform With Janeway

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-10-16

We are delighted to announce that the University of Arizona Libraries recently launched with Janeway to host their university journals in our open access publishing platform. The University of Arizona Libraries were established in 1891 when the University of Arizona was founded. Today, the organization employs nearly 200 faculty and staff in five locations: the Main Library, the Albert [...]

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The Open Library of Humanities Celebrates its 5th Birthday

Posted by Rose Harris-Birtill on 2020-09-25

The Open Library of Humanities today celebrates its 5th anniversary since we launched our platform on 28th September 2015 with only 7 journals and 99 supporting institutions. Five years on, our sustainable business model has attracted nearly 300 supporting institutions, proving the success of its pioneering non-classical economic model, and enabling us to establish a thriving platform [...]

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Digital preservation and backup at OLH

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2020-09-24

An article last week in Science pointed to the fact that "dozens of scientific journals have vanished from the internet, and no one preserved them". These titles were open-access journals and, obviously, press coverage like this does no good for the spread of OA. It is, of course, possible for non-OA journals to vanish and to have been inadequately preserved. Because, however, subscription [...]

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Open Library of Humanities Wins Highly Commended ALPSP Award

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-09-17

We are delighted to announce that the Open Library of Humanities has been Highly Commended for the ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing 2020. We would like to send a huge thanks to the judges and many congratulations to the two joint winners, Jus Mundi and The DAISY Consortium. The awards were announced last evening (16th September) at the ALPSP international publishing conference.The Open [...]

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The Comics Grid Webinar Series: Troubling Boundaries, Leaking Forms: Reading Bechdel's Fun Home and Carroll's Through the Woods with Dr Jeanette D'Arcy and Dr Miranda Corcoran.

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-09-04

Live Chat | WebinarThe Comics Grid Webinar Series - Live Chats on Comics Scholarship Troubling Boundaries, Leaking Forms: Reading Bechdel's Fun Home and Carroll's Through the Woods with Dr Jeanette D'Arcy and Dr Miranda Corcoran.(Bechdel, 2014. © Alison Bechdel. Carroll, 2014. © Emily Carroll).Date:  Tuesday 20 October 2020.Time: 4-5pm BST. Check your timezone here. Registration: [...]

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The Dutch Research Council (NWO) commits three years of funding to OLH

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-09-01

We are very pleased to announce that the Dutch Research Council (NWO) has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system and has committed to three years of funding for OLH. This cements NWO’s belief in a diversity of business models to support open access.The Dutch Research Council (NWO) is the national research council of the Netherlands. NWO's mission is to advance [...]

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The Open Library of Humanities Shortlisted for Three Publishing Awards

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-07-02

The Open Library of Humanities Shortlisted for Three Publishing AwardsWe are delighted to announce that the Open Library of Humanities has been shortlisted for three different publishing awards: two Association of Publishers (AOP) Digital Publishing Awards in the categories of Best Digital Publishing Innovation and Small Digital Publisher of the Year, and the Association of Learned and [...]

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