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Cardiff University joins OLH LPS model

Cardiff University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-02-11

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

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

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

Massachusetts Institute of Technology joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-02-04

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

University of Warwick joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-02-02

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

University of Brighton joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-01-28

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

Leiden University Libraries join OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-01-26

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

Kingston University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-01-21

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

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

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-01-19

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

Stockholm University Library joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-01-15

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

Virginia Commonwealth University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-01-13

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

University of Lincoln joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-01-11

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

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

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2016-01-07

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

University of Reading joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-12-16

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

19 Anniversary Issue

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-12-14

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

OLH Poster Series

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-12-14

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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