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CFP: New Voices in Jewish-American Literature / Deadline: 16 September, 2016

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-02-25
CFP: New Voices in Jewish-American Literature / Deadline: 16 September, 2016

The retirement of Philip Roth in 2012 signifies a definite break with the past, the silencing of one of the last living links with the Jewish generation that dominated post-war American literary culture (Saul Bellow, Bernard Malamud, Isaac Bashevis Singer et al.). This does not, however, mean the end of Jewish-American literature. Recent years have shown the remarkable tenacity of [...]

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Vrije University Amsterdam joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-02-25
Vrije University Amsterdam joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Vrije University Amsterdam has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Ever since it was founded in 1880, VU Amsterdam has been known for its distinctive approach to knowledge. Importantly, VU is an open organization, strongly linked to people and society. The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold [...]

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Simon Fraser University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-02-23
Simon Fraser University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Simon Fraser University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Founded in 1965, SFU has become Canada’s leading comprehensive university with vibrant campuses in British Columbia’s largest municipalities — Vancouver, Burnaby and Surrey — and deep roots in partner communities throughout the province and around the [...]

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Brock University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-02-18
Brock University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Brock University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Brock University is located atop the Niagara Escarpment and is positioning itself as a world leader in trans-disciplinary research. The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open-access publisher with no author-facing charges. With funding from [...]

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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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