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Open Insights: An interview with Leslie Chan

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2018-12-10

Open Access, the Global South and the Politics of Knowledge Production and CirculationAn Open Insights interview with Leslie ChanLeslie Chan is Associate Professor in the Department of Arts, Culture and Media and the Centre for Critical Development Studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough, where he serves as the Associate Director. An early practitioner of the Web for scholarly [...]

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Open Insights: Open Video and the Audiovisual Body

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2018-10-26

An Open Insights essay by Ben SpatzFig 1. Screenshot of  Spatz, B. (2018). Editorial. Journal of Embodied Research, 1(1), 5 (7:55) Ben Spatz is editor of the new videographic Journal of Embodied Research from Open Library of Humanities and the Advanced Methods series from Punctum Books, both open access initiatives that intervene in academic epistemologies at the level of method. They [...]

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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: OA, Career Progression and the Threat of the ‘Generational Fallacy’

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2018-09-17

An Open Insights essay by Jennifer Edmond Jennifer Edmond is a recovering alt-ac professional recently named to the position of Associate Professor of Digital Humanities at Trinity College Dublin. She is also the President of the Board of Directors of the DARIAH-ERIC, a pan-European research infrastructure for arts and humanities and a member of the European Commission’s Open Science Policy [...]

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Open Insights: What’s to Be Done? Thoughts on Moving the Open Access Conversation Forward

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2018-08-03

An Open Insights essay by Michael Roy Stephen Buranyi’s piece from last summer “Is the staggeringly profitable business of scientific publishing bad for science?” (short answer: yes) and Jon Tennant’s “Scholarly publishing is broken. Here’s how to fix it” are timely reminders that the open access movement matters to us as a society, that it is a movement that involves fighting against [...]

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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 Editor Ernesto Priego Speaks on Open Access and the Humanities in Ljubljana

Posted by Martin Paul Eve on 2018-06-13

On 22 May 2018 the Faculty of Arts of the University of Ljubljana and OpenAIRE National Open Access Desk (NOAD) organised a symposium on the theme of Open Access in the Humanities held at the University of Ljubljana. The conference, which explored the issues involved in the development of research infrastructures in the field of humanities (and, social sciences), was attended by more than 80 [...]

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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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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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