Filtering tag: Advocacy

Launching the OLH Advocacy Network

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-01-24

In 2018 the OLH launched the EmpowOA programme, designed to provide scholars and librarians working in the humanities with tools, spaces and cogent arguments about open access. Visitors to the website can now make use of a collection of advocacy resources and read our new Open Insights series featuring interviews and opinion pieces from a rich variety of scholars and librarians within the [...]

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The OLH short-documentary is now online!

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2019-01-16

The Open Library of Humanities has been working together with the Derek Jarman Lab to produce a short-video about the OLH. The film, which was launched this week, is an interview-led documentary in which some Open Library of Humanities team members and key partners talk about the platform and discuss open access and the humanities, sustainable publishing models to support open access and the [...]

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Open Insights: An Interview with James Smith

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2018-10-15

Open Access and Open Data: Perspectives from an Early Career Researcher and OA AdvocateAn Open Insights interview with James SmithDr James L. Smith is an author, editor and former marketing officer for the Open Library of Humanities. He recently started a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the department of geography at Trinity College Dublin within the spatial and environmental humanities. His first [...]

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Open Insights: An Interview with Caroline Magennis

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2018-06-29

#Agreement20: Capturing the 20th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement in Open AccessAn  Open  Insights  interview  with Caroline MagennisDr Caroline Magennis is a Lecturer in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature at the University of Salford and the Chair of   the British Association for  Irish Studies. She co- organised together with [...]

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Open Insights: An Interview with Demmy Verbeke

Posted by James Smith on 2018-05-14

Humanities Open Access: A Future for Researchers and LibrariansAn Open Insights interview with Demmy VerbekeDemmy Verbeke was trained as a Neo-Latinist, receiving his PhD in Classics from KU Leuven in 2005, and was a post-doctoral research fellow at Harvard University (2006-7), the University of Warwick (2007-9) and KU Leuven (2009-12). He joined KU Leuven Libraries in 2012, where he is Head [...]

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Open Insights: An Interview with Jane Winters

Posted by James Smith on 2018-04-30

Open Access and the Archived Web An Open Insights interview with Jane WintersJane Winters is Professor of Digital Humanities at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. She has led or co-directed a range of digital projects, including most recently Big UK Domain Data for the Arts and Humanities; Digging into Linked Parliamentary Metadata; Traces through Time: Prosopography in [...]

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Open Insights: An Interview with Janneke Adema and Sam Moore

Posted by James Smith on 2018-04-16

The Radical Open Access Collective: Community, Resilience, CollaborationAn Open Insights interview with Janneke Adema and Sam MooreJanneke Adema and Sam Moore are the authors of a March 2018 UKSG Insights essay entitled Collectivity and collaboration: imagining new forms of communality to create resilience in scholar-led publishing. Today we explore the context behind [...]

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Open Insights: An Interview with Ernesto Priego

Posted by James Smith on 2018-03-19

The Comics Grid: Open access challenges and opportunitiesAn Open Insights interview with Ernesto PriegoDr Ernesto Priego is a lecturer at City, University of London and the Editor-in-Chief and co-founder of The Comics Grid Journal of Comics Scholarship, a prize-winning open access journal hosted by the Open Library of Humanities.His broader interests include comics [...]

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Introducing EmpowOA at OLH

Posted by James Smith on 2018-03-09

Humanities publishing can be a harsh and unforgiving place for open access.We understand. In 2018, the Open Library of Humanities will pool its knowledge and resources to empower its membership, its authors and the wider humanities open access community. Now is the time to form the bonds that will give strength and conviction to all those supporting the APC-free gold open access of the [...]

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