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University of Massachusetts, Amherst joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-11-18
University of Massachusetts, Amherst joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Massachusetts, Amherst has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. UMass Amherst is one of the major public research universities in America. Nestled in idyllic Amherst, Massachusetts, the campus is consistently ranked among the top public research universities in the nation, and offers a rich cultural [...]

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National Library of Sweden joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-11-06
National Library of Sweden joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the National Library of Sweden has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. The National Library of Sweden (KB) is a research library, with vast foreign and national collections in humanities and social sciences. At KB, all materials, regardless of content or form, are saved for future generations. The National Library [...]

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Boston College joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-11-05
Boston College joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Boston College has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Boston College was founded in 1863 by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Today it is one of the nation’s foremost universities, with an enrollment of nearly 14,700 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries. The Open Library [...]

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University of Leicester joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-11-03
University of Leicester joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Leicester has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Leicester is ranked in the top 25 universities in the Times Higher Education REF Research Power rankings. The Power ranking takes into account both the quality of research and the number of research-active staff who made REF returns. Research power [...]

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Hamilton College joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-10-29
Hamilton College joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Hamilton College has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Hamilton College prepares students for lives of meaning, purpose, and active citizenship. Guided by the motto “Know Thyself,” the College emphasizes intellectual growth, flexibility, and collaboration in a residential academic community. Hamilton students [...]

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University of Liverpool joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-10-26
University of Liverpool joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Liverpool has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. The University is a member of The Russell Group of 24 UK research-led universities and is ranked in the top 1% of higher education institutions worldwide. The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open-access publisher with no [...]

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University of Cambridge joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-10-23
University of Cambridge joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Cambridge has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. The mission of the University of Cambridge, one of the world’s top research institutions, is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning, and research at the highest international levels of excellence. The Open Library of [...]

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Norwegian University of Science and Technology becomes first Norwegian institution to join OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-10-22
Norwegian University of Science and Technology becomes first Norwegian institution to join OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the Norwegian University of Science and Technology has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. NTNU has strong research communities in science and technology, the social sciences, teacher education, the arts and humanities, medicine, architecture and fine art. The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold [...]

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Gustavus Adolphus College joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-10-21
Gustavus Adolphus College joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Gustavus Adolphus College has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Gustavus Adolphus College is a highly selective, private, coeducational, residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Founded in 1862, it has valued its Lutheran and Swedish heritages throughout [...]

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Skidmore College joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-10-20
Skidmore College joins OLH LPS model

Skidmore College’s Lucy Scribner Library has joined the Open Library of Humanities (OLH) Library Partnership Subsidy system. The OLH is an academic-led, gold open-access publisher with no author-facing charges. With funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the platform covers its costs by payments from an international library consortium, rather than any kind of author fee. Marta Brunner, [...]

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Brief planned OLH downtime

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-10-17
Brief planned OLH downtime

This is a service announcement that we plan for an estimated 15-20 minutes downtime across the OLH platform at 10am (GMT +1) tomorrow (Sunday, 18th October 2015). This downtime is to take action to mitigate against our server host’s planned 48 hours downtime and it should drastically reduce the outage. Status information is available at status.openlibhums.org Update, 10.30am: the downtime is now [...]

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More on OLH discoverability

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-10-16
More on OLH discoverability

In a previous post we spoke about ongoing discoverability work. This brief update is to say that this work is now leading to success. Firstly, we have a report that our integration with Serials Solutions is now working and we are listed as a database there: Secondly, we are pleased to say that the OLH is catalogued under OCLC Worlcat record #911968193. Many thanks to the University of Florida, [...]

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Liverpool John Moores University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-10-15
Liverpool John Moores University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Liverpool John Moores University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. A strong teaching and research institution, Liverpool John Moores University was one of the highest climbers nationally in the UK’s 2014 Research Excellence Framework, which assesses the quality of research. The Open Library of Humanities is an [...]

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Aberystwyth University joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-10-14
Aberystwyth University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Aberystwyth University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Aberystwyth University possesses a long and distinguished record of undertaking cutting edge research that has been recognised as being world leading or internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour. The Open Library of [...]

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Harvard Library joins OLH LPS model

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2015-10-13
Harvard Library joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Harvard Library has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Harvard is among the most prestigious institutional libraries in the world. The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open-access publisher with no author-facing charges. With funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the platform covers its [...]

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