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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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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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