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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin joins OLH LPS Model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-02-18

We are extremely pleased to announce that Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (abbreviated HU Berlin) is recognised as one of Europe’s pioneering higher education institutions, with a world class reputation in the arts and humanities fields. HU Berlin is divided into nine faculties and offers [...]

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University of Arizona Libraries joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-02-13

We are very pleased to announce that the University of Arizona Libraries has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system.The University of Arizona is a leading research institution located in Tucson, Arizona, and one of the nation's top public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report. The University of Arizona Libraries were established in 1891 when [...]

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OLH Readership in 2019 and a Reflection on the First Half Decade

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-02-10

Publishing in open access formats implies a series of challenges and opportunities. The opportunity of having research published openly is that it will always improve the speed, efficiency and efficacy of research, its reproducibility and the potential for collaboration. Open access also increases the visibility, usage and impact of research, allowing everyone to benefit from it. Last year at the [...]

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Applications are now open for German journals to join the Open Library of Humanities

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-01-28

Applications are now open for German journals to join the OLHAs part of the OLH-DE project, the Open Library of Humanities seeks applications from subscription-based German journals to expand its portfolio. The OLH-DE project is a collaborative project between the University of Konstanz and the Open Library of Humanities which seeks to further promote the Open Library of Humanities in Germany. [...]

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Open Access and Medieval Studies: New Approaches to Water and Beyond. A talk by Dr James Smith and Dr Hetta Howes

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-01-24

Open Access and Medieval Studies: New Approaches to Water and Beyond. A talk by Dr James Smith and Dr Hetta HowesOn the evening of Friday 21st February the Open Library of Humanities will be hosting an event at Birkbeck, University of London to celebrate the OLH journal Special Collection New Approaches to Medieval Water Studies edited by Dr James Smith and Dr Hetta Howes. The event will be both, [...]

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The OLH Open Access Award 2020: call for applications

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-01-15

The OLH Open Access Award 2020: call for applicationsThe Open Library of Humanities (OLH) is proud to launch the OLH Open Access Award 2020, a fund dedicated to promoting the benefits and impact of open access to humanities scholars and disciplines and to knowledge worldwide.The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open access publisher with no author-facing charges. With initial [...]

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Open Insights: An Interview with Janneke Adema and Gary Hall

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-01-13

Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs An Open Insights Interview with Janneke Adema and Gary HallProfessor Gary Hall and Dr. Janneke Adema are both researchers in the Centre for Postdigital Cultures at Coventry University. They are also the Principal Investigators of the recently launched Research England funded project, Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures [...]

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HEAL-Link Consortium of 43 Greek institutions joins OLH LPS Model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-12-16

We are delighted  to announce that the HEAL-Link Consortium of 43 Greek institutions has come together through the OLH Open Consortial Offer to join the Open Library of Humanities partnership model. HEAL-Link (Hellenic Academic Libraries Link) is the Consortium for Academic and Research Institutions in Greece. It is also the largest consortium that has joined the OLH platform so far, [...]

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CFP: Representing Classical Music in the Twenty-First Century / Deadline: 30 April, 2020

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-11-18

OLH Journal Special Collection: Representing Classical Music in the Twenty-First Century Guest Edited by Dr. Adrian Curtin (University of Exeter) and Dr. Adam Whittaker (Royal Birmingham Conservatoire)Questions concerning representation are currently at the forefront of public and scholarly debate about classical music. What, and whom, does classical music represent in the twenty-first [...]

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The National Library of the Netherlands joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-11-13

We are delighted to announce that the National Library of the Netherlands has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. The National Library of the Netherlands (Dutch: KB) is based in The Hague and was founded in 1798. The institution became independent of the state in 1996, although it is financed by the Department of Education, Culture and Science. The mission [...]

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Columbia University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-11-12

We are delighted to announce that Columbia University through its network of libraries has just joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Columbia University was founded in 1754 in New York City as King's College, by royal charter of King George II of England. It is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York, and the fifth oldest in the [...]

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Open Insights: An Interview with Ignasi Labastida

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-11-04

Licensed to Open: An Open Insights Interview with Ignasi LabastidaIgnasi Labastida (PhD in Physics) is Head of the Research Unit at the University of Barcelona's Learning and Research Resources Centre (CRAI) where he also directs the Office for the Dissemination of Knowledge. He is a member of the Steering Committee of Info and Open Access Policy Group at the LERU (League of European [...]

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Edge Hill University joins OLH LPS Model

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-11-01

We are very pleased to announce that Edge Hill University has joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy system. Edge Hill University is a campus-based public university in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England. Founded in 1885, the university became the first non-denominational teacher training college for women in England, before admitting its first male students in 1959. Edge [...]

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The Open Library of Humanities Wins Coko Foundation’s Open Publishing Award

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-10-16

We are delighted to announce that the Open Library of Humanities has been awarded a Coko Foundation’s 2019 Open Publishing Award in the category of Open Publishing Models yesterday at the FORCE2019 conference in Edinburgh Scotland. We would like to send a huge thanks to the judges, and to all the individuals who have nominated the OLH for the awards. The Open Library of Humanities and its [...]

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Professor Martin Paul Eve wins prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-10-14

We are extremely pleased to announce that Professor Martin Paul Eve of Birkbeck, University of London, a co-CEO and co-founder with Dr Caroline Edwards of the Open Library of Humanities, has been awarded a 2019 Philip Leverhulme Prize for his research in the field of literary studies.Philip Leverhulme Prizes have been offered since 2001 in commemoration of the contribution to the work of the [...]

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