23 January 2024
OLH welcomes the Dutch Research Council (NWO) as its first Platinum super-supporter
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
Open Library of Humanities is thrilled to announce the Dutch Research Council (NWO) has committed to a further three years of funding OLH. NWO originally joined OLH in 2020 in line with its long-standing support of a variety of open access initiatives. The research council was an early signatory of…
18 January 2024
C21 Literature Special Issue: The Century at 25
Posted by Dr Caroline Edwards
The twenty-first century is nearly a quarter done. The contemporary – that category which has so often been theorised, following Barthes and Agamben, as fundamentally out of step with its own time – is starting to synchronise its watch with the temporal bounds of the current century. Despite a flu…
15 January 2024
Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science flips to diamond open access with Open Library of Humanities
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
We are very pleased to welcome Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science to our portfolio of diamond open access journals. Launched in 1966, Zygon is a well-respected religious studies journal dedicated to the manifold interactions between the sciences, human religious and moral convictions. The journ…
11 January 2024
OLH launches a new journal
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
We’re delighted to announce the launch of a new Open Library of Humanities journal. Political Philosophy is edited by Prof. Robert Goodin (Australian National University) along with co-editors Christian Barry (Australian National University), Chiara Cordelli (University of Chicago), Jeffrey Howard …
10 January 2024
CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS: Towards a Collective Poetics
Posted by Eleanor Careless
Western ideas of both the production and reception of poetry often emphasise the individuality of the poet or the reader. Dominant conceptions of the act of writing poetry can thus frame it in narrow individualist-expressive terms. At the same time, Sam Solomon has described the study of poetry in …
5 January 2024
Quaker Studies Joins the Open Library of Humanities!
Posted by Quaker Studies Journal Team
We are delighted to announce the official move from Liverpool University Press (LUP) to the Open Library of Humanities (OLH) platform! For those who don’t know us, Quaker Studies (QS) launched in 1996 and is published twice yearly. We are the only refereed journal covering all aspects of Quaker St…
2 January 2024
Zygon migration to diamond open access completed, all back issues now openly available!
Posted by Arthur C. Petersen
It is with great happiness that the Joint Publication Board of Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science announces that all back issues have been migrated to OLH and are now available from this platform under open access license. As I announced in September 2021, three years into my first 5-year term …
21 December 2023
Season's Greetings and Update on 2023 Submissions
Posted by Ernesto Priego
What a year it's been. It's been busy and exciting. Under normal circumstances we would have a new volume out by now. (Then again, what are 'normal' circumstances?). Alas, we don't. Yet. But we will, soon. Authors, reviewers and the editorial team worked very hard to try to get this year's submissi…
13 December 2023
Call for Submissions. Special Collection: Graphic Biographical Fiction (Deadline: 31 August 2024)
Posted by The Editors
Call for Submissions   The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship Special Collection: Graphic Biographical Fiction   Special Collection Editors: Nancy Pedri (Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada) and Maria Juko (Independent …
8 December 2023
Posted by Eleanor Careless
OPEN CALL for responses, creative, critical, and/or in memoriam to one of Britain’s greatest innovative poets. Submit here: https://poetry.openlibhums.org/submissions/ 
1 December 2023
Recording of Jisc webinar "Support community led open access publishing: Help shape the future of scholarly communications"
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
Dr Caroline Edwards, OLH Executive Director, participated in this webinar organised by JISC as part of OA week on libraries supporting community-led open access publishing. We were delighted to be invited to share the work we are doing at the Open Library of Humanities to extend rights retention to…
16 November 2023
Winners of the OLH Open Access Award 2023 announced
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
Winners of the OLH Open Access Award 2023 announcedEarlier this year, the Open Library of Humanities announced the OLH Open Access Award 2023, a fund dedicated to promoting the benefits and impact of open access to humanities scholars and disciplines and to knowledge worldwide. Our OLH Open Access …