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The University of Stuttgart joins OLH LPS model

The University of Stuttgart joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-06-03

We are very pleased to announce that the University of Stuttgart has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Stuttgart (German: Universität Stuttgart) is a research university founded in 1829 located in Stuttgart, Germany. With a history that dates back to the birth of the industrial age, the University of Stuttgart is now one of Germany´s [...]

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Mount Royal University joins OLH LPS model

Mount Royal University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-05-26

We are very pleased to announce that Mount Royal University has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Mount Royal University (MRU) is a Canadian public university located in Calgary, Alberta. The university was founded in 1910, following a charter by the Alberta provincial government but it was in the year 2009 that the institution was granted its university [...]

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The University of Eastern Finland joins OLH LPS model

The University of Eastern Finland joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-05-13

We are very pleased to announce that the University of Eastern Finland has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Eastern Finland is one of the largest universities in Finland. It was founded in 2010 by a merger of two previously independent universities, the University of Joensuu and the University of Kuopio. UEF is one of the leading [...]

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The University of Oslo joins OLH LPS model

The University of Oslo joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-05-11

We are very pleased to announce that the University of Oslo has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Oslo (Norwegian: Universitetet i Oslo), until 1939 named the Royal Frederick University (Norwegian: Det Kongelige Frederiks Universitet), is the oldest university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. The university was [...]

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Disability and Access to Research: Open for Whom?

Disability and Access to Research: Open for Whom?

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-05-04

Disability and Access to Research: Open for Whom?The current conditions of life under pandemic lockdown have spurred calls for broader access to the scholarly literature as the daily experiences of many disabled people are, quite literally, brought home to a broader portion of the research community. Limited access to research material when the physical library is closed is merely the same [...]

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Open Insights: An Interview with Johan Rooryck, Open Access Champion for cOAlition S

Open Insights: An Interview with Johan Rooryck, Open Access Champion for cOAlition S

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-04-28

An Open Insights interview with Johan Rooryck, Open Access Champion for cOAlition SJohan Rooryck is Open Access Champion for cOAlition S. He is Professor of French Linguistics at Leiden University (The Netherlands). He has over 20 years’ experience as an editor, first as the Executive Editor of Lingua (Elsevier) and since 2015 as the co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Fair Open Access journal [...]

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On Consortial Funding Models for Open Access in 2020 and Beyond

On Consortial Funding Models for Open Access in 2020 and Beyond

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-04-27

On Consortial Funding Models for Open Access in 2020 and BeyondWe were pleased, recently, to be able to publish an article on what we have learned from the first half-decade of running the Open Library of Humanities: Eve, Martin, Paula Vega, and Caroline Edwards, ‘Lessons From the Open Library of Humanities’, LIBER Quarterly, 30.1 (2020), 1–18 <https://doi.org/10.18352/lq.10327>. As you [...]

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Coming soon: New Special Collection in Spanish to Launch in the  Open Library of Humanities Journal

Coming soon: New Special Collection in Spanish to Launch in the Open Library of Humanities Journal

Posted by Rose Harris-Birtill on 2020-04-24

We are extremely pleased to announce that a new Special Collection in Spanish, “Colonialities in Dispute: Discourses on Colonialism and Race in Spain” (Colonialidades en Disputa: Discursos sobre Colonialismo y Raza en el Estado Español), will launch this winter in the Open Library of Humanities megajournal. The Special Collection, which will be the journal’s first Spanish-language collection, [...]

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Webinar: Open Access and Medieval Studies: New Approaches to Water and Beyond

Webinar: Open Access and Medieval Studies: New Approaches to Water and Beyond

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-03-16

Webinar: Open Access and Medieval Studies: New Approaches to Water and BeyondDate: Tuesday 24th March 2020Time: 11:00-12:00am GMT. Check your timezone here Registration: Please register hereTo join the webinar: Please install the Zoom meetings application from the Zoom Download Centre before the webinar. On 25th April 2018 Hetta Howes (City, University of London) and James Smith [...]

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Leibniz-Centre General Linguistics (ZAS) joins OLH LPS model

Leibniz-Centre General Linguistics (ZAS) joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-03-16

We are very pleased to announce that the Leibniz-Centre General Linguistics (ZAS) has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The Leibniz-Centre General Linguistics (ZAS) is a non-university research centre located in the federal state of Berlin. The research centre is dedicated to the description and explanation of the structure of natural language and the [...]

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University of Kassel joins OLH LPS model

University of Kassel joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-03-05

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Kassel has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Kassel, known in German as Universität Kassel and informally as Uni Kassel, is a public university located in Kassel, Hesse, in central Germany. It was founded in 1971 and describes itself as “a European university” with “an [...]

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University of Winnipeg joins OLH LPS model

University of Winnipeg joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-02-27

We are very pleased to announce that the University of Winnipeg has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Winnipeg, also known as UWinnipeg, is a public research university, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The university was established in 1967 but its roots date back more than 130 years. The founding colleges were Manitoba College (1871), and [...]

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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin joins OLH LPS Model

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin joins OLH LPS Model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-02-18

We are extremely pleased to announce that Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (abbreviated HU Berlin) is recognised as one of Europe’s pioneering higher education institutions, with a world class reputation in the arts and humanities fields. HU Berlin is divided into nine faculties and offers [...]

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University of Arizona Libraries joins OLH LPS model

University of Arizona Libraries joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-02-13

We are very pleased to announce that the University of Arizona Libraries has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system.The University of Arizona is a leading research institution located in Tucson, Arizona, and one of the nation's top public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report. The University of Arizona Libraries were established in 1891 when [...]

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OLH Readership in 2019 and a Reflection on the First Half Decade

OLH Readership in 2019 and a Reflection on the First Half Decade

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-02-10

Publishing in open access formats implies a series of challenges and opportunities. The opportunity of having research published openly is that it will always improve the speed, efficiency and efficacy of research, its reproducibility and the potential for collaboration. Open access also increases the visibility, usage and impact of research, allowing everyone to benefit from it. Last year at the [...]

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