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New OLH poster, the Barbara Kruger Poster

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-11-23

New journal flipping poster available to download, print and share!Following the success of our previous poster, the Comics Superheroes Poster, we are delighted to be able to launch our next poster of the journal flipping series, the Barbara Kruger Poster. This new poster is inspired in the artist's iconic feminist work Untitled (Your body is a battleground), created in 1989 for the Women's March [...]

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New OLH poster, the Comic Superheroes Poster

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-11-11

Our journal flipping poster is now available to download, print and share!Following the success of our previous posters — the Victorian Poster, the Constructivist Poster, the Muybridge Poster and the Shakespearean Poster — we're delighted to launch our newest poster in the series, the Comic Superheroes Poster. Designed by the talented graphic designer, Nicky Borowiec, the poster celebrates [...]

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Mentorship, open access and violin memes: my time as an intern at the Open Library of Humanities

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-09-21

Mentorship, open access and violin memes: my time as an intern at the Open Library of Humanities - a blog post by Francesca TambelliniMy name is Francesca Tambellini, and from 28 June to 9 July 2021, I became the Open Library of Humanities’ first ever intern. I am originally from Lucca, a small town in central Italy, but moved to the UK in 2013 to pursue a Music degree at [...]

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The Comics Grid Webinar Series - Wrestling Graphic Novels: A Comics Grid Webinar with Anna Marta Marini and Jessica Fontaine

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-08-25

Live Chat | WebinarThe Comics Grid Webinar Series - Live Chats on Comics Scholarship Wrestling Graphic Novels: A Comics Grid Webinar with Anna Marta Marini and Jessica FontaineGonzo © Jason Gonzalez, 2021. Brown and Easton © Box Brown and Brandon Easton, 2015Date:  Tuesday 26 October 2021.Time: 4-5pm BST. Check your timezone here. Registration: Free. Please register here.To join [...]

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The Comics Grid Webinar Series - Graphic Science and Narrative Drawing: A Comics Grid Webinar with Lydia Wysocki and Paul Fisher Davies.

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2021-05-05

Live Chat | WebinarThe Comics Grid Webinar Series - Live Chats on Comics Scholarship Graphic Science and Narrative Drawing: A Comics Grid Webinar with Lydia Wysocki and Paul Fisher Davies.CC BY Lydia WysockyDate:  Tuesday 1 June 2021.Time: 4-5pm BST. Check your timezone here. Registration: Free. Please register here.  To join the webinar: We recommend that attendees use [...]

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The Comics Grid Webinar Series - Music and Noir in Comics: Reading Thompson and Campbell's Jem and the Holograms and Díaz Canales and Guarnido’s Blacksad with Susan Bond and Hailey J. Austin.

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-12-14

Live Chat | WebinarThe Comics Grid Webinar Series - Live Chats on Comics Scholarship Music and Noir in Comics: Reading Thompson and Campbell's Jem and the Holograms and Díaz Canales and Guarnido’s Blacksad with Susan Bond and Hailey J. Austin. Díaz Canales and Guarnido. © Juan Diaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido, 2010. Thompson and Campbell. © Hasbro 2015.Date:  Thursday 28 [...]

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The Open Library of Humanities Celebrates its 5th Birthday

Posted by Rose Harris-Birtill on 2020-09-25

The Open Library of Humanities today celebrates its 5th anniversary since we launched our platform on 28th September 2015 with only 7 journals and 99 supporting institutions. Five years on, our sustainable business model has attracted nearly 300 supporting institutions, proving the success of its pioneering non-classical economic model, and enabling us to establish a thriving platform [...]

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The Comics Grid Webinar Series: Troubling Boundaries, Leaking Forms: Reading Bechdel's Fun Home and Carroll's Through the Woods with Dr Jeanette D'Arcy and Dr Miranda Corcoran.

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-09-04

Live Chat | WebinarThe Comics Grid Webinar Series - Live Chats on Comics Scholarship Troubling Boundaries, Leaking Forms: Reading Bechdel's Fun Home and Carroll's Through the Woods with Dr Jeanette D'Arcy and Dr Miranda Corcoran.(Bechdel, 2014. © Alison Bechdel. Carroll, 2014. © Emily Carroll).Date:  Tuesday 20 October 2020.Time: 4-5pm BST. Check your timezone here. Registration: [...]

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Winners of the OLH Open Access 2020 Award announced

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-06-17

Winners of the OLH Open Access 2020 Award announced Earlier this year, the Open Library of Humanities launched the OLH Open Access Award 2020, a fund dedicated to promoting the benefits and impact of open access to humanities scholars and disciplines and to knowledge worldwide. Our open access awards have been awarded to two organisations in recognition for their exceptional open access [...]

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Disability and Access to Research: Open for Whom?

Posted by Paula Clemente Vega on 2020-05-04

Disability and Access to Research: Open for Whom?The current conditions of life under pandemic lockdown have spurred calls for broader access to the scholarly literature as the daily experiences of many disabled people are, quite literally, brought home to a broader portion of the research community. Limited access to research material when the physical library is closed is merely the same [...]

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