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University of California linguistics faculty pledge support for OLH-supported journal, Glossa

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-02-17
University of California linguistics faculty pledge support for OLH-supported journal, Glossa

Following yesterday’s announcement that MIT’s linguistics faculty have pledged support for Glossa and the Open Library of Humanities, a number of faculty members in the University of California system have made a similar declaration. The full list of signatures is available online. In an announcement, Ivy Anderson, California Digital Library’s Director for Collections and Interim Executive [...]

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MIT Linguistics Faculty Statement of Support for Glossa and Open Library of Humanities

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-02-16
MIT Linguistics Faculty Statement of Support for Glossa and Open Library of Humanities

Today, the linguistics faculty at MIT followed those at other universities, such as the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, in endorsing the journal run by the previous editorial board and editors of Elsevier’s journal Lingua. The new journal Glossa is supported by the Open Library of Humanities, which the faculty also endorsed. The faculty, which includes many eminent linguists (and perhaps [...]

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Radboud University’s Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies join OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-02-16
Radboud University’s Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies join OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Radboud University’s Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies have joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Radboud University was ranked 125th in the world in the 2015 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open-access [...]

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Cardiff University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-02-11
Cardiff University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Cardiff University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Cardiff’s world-leading research was ranked 5th amongst UK universities in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework for quality and 2nd for impact. The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open-access publisher with no author-facing charges. [...]

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Birkbeck Centre for Technology and Publishing begins development of open-source translation tool with Open Library of Humanities

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-02-09
Birkbeck Centre for Technology and Publishing begins development of open-source translation tool with Open Library of Humanities

The Birkbeck Centre for Technology and Publishing, based in the School of Arts, is pleased to announce that work has begun on its open-source translation tool for scholarly communications. The tool, being developed as part of a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation with additional support from a private donor, will be designed to allow users to write and read translations of openly licensed [...]

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-02-04
Massachusetts Institute of Technology joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. The mission of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century. The [...]

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University of Warwick joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-02-02
University of Warwick joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Warwick has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. In the recent Research Excellence Framework, Warwick was ranked in the UK’s top ten research institutions. The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open-access publisher with no author-facing charges. With funding from the Andrew W. [...]

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University of Brighton joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-01-28
University of Brighton joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Brighton has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 confirmed Brighton’s position as one of the top 60 institutions in the UK in the quality research league tables and ranked the institution as 27th out of 128 universities for world-leading research [...]

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Leiden University Libraries join OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-01-26
Leiden University Libraries join OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the Leiden University Libraries have joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Leiden University was founded in 1575 and is one of Europe’s leading international research universities. It has seven faculties in the arts, sciences and social sciences, spread over locations in Leiden and The Hague. The University has over [...]

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Kingston University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-01-21
Kingston University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Kingston University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Kingston University is rated among the top 15 per cent of institutions globally in the prestigious 2015 QS World University Rankings. The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open-access publisher with no author-facing charges. With funding [...]

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University of London’s School of Advanced Study joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-01-19
University of London’s School of Advanced Study joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of London’s School of Advanced Study has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. The School of Advanced Study unites nine institutes at the University of London to form the UK’s national centre for the support of researchers and the promotion of research in the humanities. The Open Library of Humanities [...]

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Stockholm University Library joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-01-15
Stockholm University Library joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Stockholm University Library has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Since 1878 Stockholm University has been characterised by openness and innovation. A modern university with a multicultural environment, Stockholm University is one of the world’s top 100 higher education institutes. The Open Library of Humanities [...]

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Virginia Commonwealth University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-01-13
Virginia Commonwealth University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va. has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Virginia Commonwealth University is a Carnegie very high research institution with 15 programs rated among the top 15 in the country, with the No. 1 public graduate arts program (U.S. News & World Report). The Open Library of [...]

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University of Lincoln joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-01-11
University of Lincoln joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Lincoln has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Lincoln is one of the UK’s best modern universities (according to The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016). The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open-access publisher with no author-facing charges. [...]

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CFP: Powering the Future: Energy Resources in Science Fiction and Fantasy / Deadline: 1 July, 2016

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-01-07
CFP: Powering the Future: Energy Resources in Science Fiction and Fantasy / Deadline: 1 July, 2016

The recent rise of the interdisciplinary subfield of “Energy Humanities” as a prominent critical endeavour has seen an efflorescence of academic and cultural production from around the world focussing on the crucial topic of energy resources. A major spur for this work is, of course, the pervasive anxiety of late environmentalism in the face of anthropogenic climate change, a phenomenon [...]

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