News.

15 July 2024
OLH Welcomes Birmingham City University
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
The Open Library of Humanities is pleased to announce a new member, Birmingham City University. With its history dating back to the 1880s, Birmingham City University is situated within the heart of England’s second city. It gained university status in 1992, the same year work commenced on a new bu…
14 May 2024
The Open Library of Humanities launches Theory and Social Inquiry
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
The Open Library of Humanities is very pleased to announce the launch of a new journal, Theory and Social Inquiry, on our in-house publishing platform Janeway. Theory and Social Inquiry is the successor of Theory and Society, a peer-reviewed academic journal published by Springer Nature that covers…
24 April 2024
OLH launches 7 new journals
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
The Open Library of Humanities has made substantial investments over the past few months, including hiring additional staff to improve our open-source platform, meet website accessibility standards, build our journals portfolio, and launch a new publisher website to clarify the work that the organi…
6 April 2024
OLH Welcomes the University of South Florida
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
The Open Library of Humanities is pleased to announce a new member, the University of South Florida. Founded in 1956, the University of South Florida (USF) is a public research university located in the Tampa Bay region, with campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee in the United Stat…
6 April 2024
OLH Welcomes the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
We are very pleased to announce that the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt has joined the Open Library of Humanities' (OLH) Library Partnership Subsidy system. The Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt (KU) is the only Catholic university in Germany and one of over 200 Catholic univ…
27 March 2024
Janeway launches podcast to communicate software release updates.
Posted by Posted by Katherine Parker-Hay and Andy Byers
The team are excited to announce our new podcast, The Engineering Deck: A Podcast for the Janeway User Community. In each episode, host Dr Katherine Parker-Hay, who works on user experience, will chat with our lead software engineers about the most significant updates to the Janeway codebase. We wa…
19 March 2024
Our Commitment to Accessibility
Posted by Andy Byers & Steph Driver
At the Open Library of Humanities we believe in the power of accessible publishing to foster inclusivity. We are embarking on a project to make it possible for those using Janeway to be compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.2 AA) standards.Steph Driver, Publishing Technolo…
19 March 2024
The Open Library of Humanities launches Syntactic Theory & Research
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
We are delighted to announce the launch of another Open Library of Humanities journal on our in-house publishing platform Janeway. Syntactic Theory & Research focuses on theoretical linguistics and publishes a wide range of articles on the syntax of natural languages and closely related fields.…
12 March 2024
OLH Welcomes Justus Liebig University of Giessen
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
The Open Library of Humanities is pleased to announce a new member to our library consortium, Justus Liebig University of Giessen (JLU). JLU is a German large public research university. Dating back to 1607, JLU is among the oldest institutions of higher education in the German-speaking world.…
7 March 2024
The OLH Open Access Award 2024: call for applications
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
The Open Library of Humanities (OLH) is proud to continue its work towards its open access mission across the globe with the OLH Open Access Award 2024, a fund dedicated to promoting the benefits and impact of open access to humanities scholars and disciplines and to knowledge worldwide. The O…
6 March 2024
OLH Welcomes Arkansas State University
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
We are very pleased to announce that Arkansas State University has joined the Open Library of Humanities' (OLH) Library Partnership Subsidy system. Arkansas State University (A-State) is a public research university in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Founded in 1909, A-State meets the challenges of continuing…
4 March 2024
OLH Welcomes the Université de Montréal
Posted by Paula Clemente Vega
We are pleased to announce that the Université de Montréal has joined the Open Library of Humanities' (OLH) Library Partnership Subsidy system. The Université de Montréal is a French-language public research university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Dating back to 1878, the institution comprises thir…