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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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OLH gives Evidence to Wellcome Trust Review on Open Access

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2018-05-22

Today, the 22nd May 2018, the OLH’s Martin Paul Eve, Professor of Literature, Technology and Publishing at Birkbeck, University of London, gave evidence to the Wellcome Trust's review on its open access policy.Eve said: "it is heartening that the Wellcome Trust, a key promoter of open access, has opened itself to a critical evaluation of its policy. We hope that the Trust will continue to ensure [...]

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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: The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury Tales

Posted by James Smith on 2018-04-03

Heading for the Open Rogue: The Open Access Companion to the Canterbury TalesAn Open Insights interview with Alex MuellerImage: William Blake's engraving of Chaucer's Canterbury Pilgrims.I suspect that scholars and librarians feel roughly the same way about academic publishers. They find it increasingly difficult to live with them, but fear they cannot live without them. When skyrocketing [...]

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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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