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Fair Open Access

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-07-02
Fair Open Access

The OLH has been working with the Fair Open Access Nework whose first disciplinary group, the Dutch linguistics network LingOA, flipped its journals to open access in Autumn 2015. As a crucial partner in extending "fair open access" across scholarly disciplines, the OLH has been closely liaising with LingOA and its partners to establish a network of editors and their scholarly journals in [...]

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Pynchon Notes journal back-archive now available

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-05-27
Pynchon Notes journal back-archive now available

We are pleased to announce, in association with our journal, Orbit, that the back-archive of Pynchon Notes is now available openly and with the blessing of the former editors through the OLH platform. From the Orbit editorial: Well before the launch of Orbit, there was Pynchon Notes. This journal, which ran for thirty years from 1979 to 2009, was a remarkable resource for scholars around the [...]

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University of Amsterdam joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-05-24
University of Amsterdam joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Amsterdam Library has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has a rich history dating back to 1632, when its forerunner, the Golden Age school Athenaeum Illustre, was established. Today, with some 30,000 students, 5,000 staff, more than 100 nationalities and a budget [...]

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The Open University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-05-19
The Open University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the Open University has joined the Open Library of Humanities membership scheme. The Open University promotes educational opportunity and social justice by providing high-quality university education to all who wish to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential. Through academic research, pedagogic innovation and collaborative partnership the [...]

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Bath Spa University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-05-17
Bath Spa University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Bath Spa University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Bath Spa’s vision is to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. Through inspirational teaching and research, the university aims to transform students’ lives. Based in a World Heritage city and connected to a network of international [...]

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CFP: Utopia at the Border / Deadline: Spring, 2017

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-04-28
CFP: Utopia at the Border / Deadline: Spring, 2017

OLH Guest Editors Dr David M. Bell (Sheffield), Dr Nathaniel Coleman (Newcastle) and Dr Kenneth Hanshew (Regensburg) have recently announced their call for contributions for the fourth symposium of the Leverhulme-funded Imaginaries of the Future network. The symposium, which will be held at the University of Regensburg on 20-22 September 2016, will interrogate [...]

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C21 Literature (Re-)Launches as an OLH Journal

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-04-18
C21 Literature (Re-)Launches as an OLH Journal

We're delighted to announce the (re-)launch of C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-Century Writings (ISSN 2045-5216). C21 Literature is a young journal that has quickly established its strong reputation for examining the genres, forms of publication and the circulation of 21st-century writings. Featuring original scholarship from leading as well as emerging academics in the field of [...]

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Guardian Article on OLH Published Scholarship

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-04-18
Guardian Article on OLH Published Scholarship

OLH authors Stuart Lawson and Jonathan Gray have published an article in the Guardian about their research into the cost of open access publishing. The piece is based on the recent article, "Opening the Black Box of Scholarly Communication Funding: A Public Data Infrastructure for Financial Flows in Academic Publishing," which was published on the Open Library of Humanities on 11 April 2016 [...]

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Portland State University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-04-07
Portland State University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Portland State University Library has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. PSU is Oregon's urban research university located in the heart of downtown and is ranked as one of the nation's "most innovative" universities by U.S. News & World Report. The university provides civic leadership, harnessing the strengths [...]

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Davidson College joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-04-06
Davidson College joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Davidson College has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Davidson College seeks out intellectually curious students who are committed to developing their talents for lives of leadership and service. Small classes enable Davidson's renowned faculty to work closely with students, engaging them directly in [...]

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University of Maryland Libraries – College Park join OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-03-30
University of Maryland Libraries – College Park join OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Maryland Libraries – College Park have joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Maryland is a public research university, the flagship campus of the University System of Maryland, and the original 1862 land-grant institution in the State. It is one of 62 members of the Association [...]

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All Eleven Sites of the University of California Library System join OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-03-29
All Eleven Sites of the University of California Library System join OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that all eleven sites of the University of California Library system have joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The UC library system has been among the pioneers of the adoption of digital technologies. Indeed, one of the libraries' missions is to “capitalize on opportunities to accelerate the transition to a [...]

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New OLH Poster: The Constructivist Poster

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-03-14
New OLH Poster: The Constructivist Poster

The second poster in our series is now available! Following on from our highly popular Victorian Poster, the new Constructivist Poster is a fitting tribute to the grassroots support from academics, librarians and publishers that have made the OLH possible. We are grateful to our fantastic graphic designer, Becky Chilcott, for developing this poster for the series. Over the coming months we [...]

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University of Strathclyde joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-03-01
University of Strathclyde joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Strathclyde has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, Strathclyde was rated among the 20 top research intensive universities in the UK. The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open-access publisher with no author-facing charges. With funding [...]

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MLA Panel Report, Jan. 2016

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-02-29
MLA Panel Report, Jan. 2016

The OLH's Editorial Director Dr Caroline Edwards recently organised a panel as part of the 131st Annual Convention of the Modern Languages Association (MLA), held at Austin, Texas in January 2016. The panel was titled "The New Open Access Environment: Innovation in Research, Editing and Publishing" and featured the following speakers: Dr Caroline Edwards (presider), Lecturer in Modern [...]

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