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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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University of Reading joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-12-16
University of Reading joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Reading has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University of Reading was established in 1892, and is now ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide (QS University World Rankings 2015/16), with a world-class reputation for the quality of our teaching, research and links to business. The [...]

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19 Anniversary Issue

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-12-14
19 Anniversary Issue

One of our OLH journals, 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century, celebrates its 10th anniversary with the publication of a bumper issue that examines the possibilities of the nineteenth-century archive in the digital era.  Issue 21, "The Nineteenth-Century Digital Archive," asks the following questions: what old and new crafts shape the nineteenth-century digital [...]

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OLH Poster Series

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-12-14
OLH Poster Series

We are delighted to launch the first in a series of OLH posters. Designed by acclaimed publishing graphic designer, Becky Chilcott, the series celebrates the launch of the Open Library of Humanities. We will be releasing posters throughout 2016 and 2017, each of which is dedicated to a different historical period and style which pays tribute to the range of humanities scholarship that the [...]

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Riksbankens Jubileumsfond commits to three years of funding for OLH and brings the LPS consortium to 150 members

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-12-10
Riksbankens Jubileumsfond commits to three years of funding for OLH and brings the LPS consortium to 150 members

We are extremely pleased to announce that Riksbankens Jubileumsfond has agreed to support the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system for the next three years. Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (RJ) is an independent foundation with the goal of promoting and supporting research in the Humanities and Social Sciences. RJ is the most important foundation for Humanities and Social [...]

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Brunel University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-12-08
Brunel University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Brunel University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Brunel University London is a world-class university based in Uxbridge, West London, and was established in 1966. Its mission has always been to combine academic rigour with the practical, entrepreneurial and imaginative approach pioneered by the [...]

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Times Higher Education Article

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-12-03
Times Higher Education Article

The Times Higher Education has published an article today which examines the OLH's aim to "flip" subscription journals to open access via its Library Partnership Subsidy business model. The OLH is supported by an international consortium of research libraries who all contribute to cover the costs of its journal publishing. By joining this consortium, partner libraries also receive a [...]

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