24 May 2022
Open Insights: Early Career Researchers and the Importance of Open Access
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
Early Career Researchers and the Importance of Open AccessAn Open Insights blog post by Lindsey Beth Zelvin Lindsey Beth Zelvin is the CHASE Editorial, Marketing and Technical Intern for the Open Library of Humanities. She began this placement in November 2021. Lindsey is in the first year of …
23 May 2022
Call for Special Collections!
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
The Open Library of Humanities journal (OLHJ) is currently seeking new Special Collections to join our wide array of published research in the Humanities.  OLHJ has published quality, peer-reviewed research across 40 Special Collections since 2016, with subjects ranging from ‘The Working-…
5 May 2022
OLH annual report 2021
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
Background and Merging with Birkbeck, University of LondonThe Open Library of Humanities (OLH) is an award-winning, academic-led, diamond open-access publisher of 28 journals based in the Department of English, Theatre and Creative Writing at Birkbeck, University of London. As part of an internatio…
29 March 2022
Concordia University joins OLH LPS Model
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
We are pleased to announce that Concordia University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Concordia University is an English-language public comprehensive university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is the top-ranked university in North America found…
4 March 2022
Migration of OLH journals to Janeway completed
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
We are thrilled to announce that we have finalised the transition of our journals from their previous publication service provider, Ubiquity Press, to the Janeway platform run by the Open Library of Humanities (OLH). All our journals with the exception of the ones we fund but are published by other…
23 February 2022
The Open Library of Humanities welcomes Iowa State University as a higher tier supporter
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
We are very pleased to announce that we have recently welcomed a new higher-tier supporter to our library board.  Iowa State University Library is a signatory of the Open Access 2020 Initiative and is active in national and international efforts to advance open access. As part of a land-grant …
23 February 2022
Five universities from the Sikt consortium join the OLH Library Partnership Subsidy model
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
We are pleased to announce that Sikt — Norwegian Agency for Shared Services in Education and Research and the Open Library of Humanities have signed a one-year agreement that provides support for OLH from five of their member institutions: University of Bergen, Molde University College, Norwegian U…
3 February 2022
Open Insights: An interview with Adrian Curtin and Adam Whittaker
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
Representing Classical Music in the Twenty-First CenturyAn Open Insights interview with Adrian Curtin and Adam Whittaker Dr Adam Whittaker is Head of Pedagogy and a Lecturer in Music at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and is an internationally rec…
28 January 2022
The Open Library of Humanities Wins Open Scholarship Award (2022)
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
We’re delighted to announce that Professor Martin Eve has received an Open Scholarship Award (2022) in recognition for his work for the Open Library of Humanities. The award was granted by the Canadian Social Knowledge Institute (C-SKI) and its partners, and nominations took place via an open proce…
25 January 2022
Open Licensing and the Open Library of Humanities
Posted by Martin Paul Eve
In the humanities disciplines, Creative Commons licensing has been among the most contentious aspects of open access. Historians have raised concerns about the re-contextualisation of their scholarship by extreme political groups and art historians have been worried about the potential implications…
21 January 2022
Le foucaldien relaunched as GENEALOGY+CRITIQUE
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
From 2022, the peer-reviewed, open-access journal Le foucaldien, published by the London-based Open Library of Humanities (OLH), and the affiliated foucaultblog appear under the new title GENEALOGY+CRITIQUE at genealogy-critique.net. The relaunch broadens the scope of the journal and its blog by in…
17 December 2021
CFP: The Working-Class Avant-Garde / Deadline: 29 April, 2022.
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
Open Library of Humanities Journal Special Collection: Call for ProposalsThe Working-Class Avant-Garde The idea of a working-class avant-garde may seem a contradiction to some. The avant-garde, so often an elite realm of the arts, has proved to favour those with the requisite social, cultural …