Archive | February, 2016

MLA Panel Report, Jan. 2016

The OLH's Editorial Director Dr Caroline Edwards recently organised a panel as part of the 131st Annual Convention of the Modern Languages Association (MLA), held at Austin, Texas in January 2016. The panel was titled "The New Open Access Environment: Innovation in Research, Editing and Publishing" and featured the following speakers: Dr Caroline Edwards (presider), […]

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CFP: New Voices in Jewish-American Literature / Deadline: 16 September, 2016

The retirement of Philip Roth in 2012 signifies a definite break with the past, the silencing of one of the last living links with the Jewish generation that dominated post-war American literary culture (Saul Bellow, Bernard Malamud, Isaac Bashevis Singer et al.). This does not, however, mean the end of Jewish-American literature. Recent years have […]

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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Vrije University Amsterdam joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Vrije University Amsterdam has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Ever since it was founded in 1880, VU Amsterdam has been known for its distinctive approach to knowledge. Importantly, VU is an open organization, strongly linked to people and society. The Open Library of […]

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Simon Fraser University

Simon Fraser University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Simon Fraser University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Founded in 1965, SFU has become Canada’s leading comprehensive university with vibrant campuses in British Columbia’s largest municipalities — Vancouver, Burnaby and Surrey — and deep roots in partner communities throughout the province and […]

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Brock

Brock University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Brock University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Brock University is located atop the Niagara Escarpment and is positioning itself as a world leader in trans-disciplinary research. The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open-access publisher with no author-facing charges. With […]

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UC

University of California linguistics faculty pledge support for OLH-supported journal, Glossa

Following yesterday’s announcement that MIT’s linguistics faculty have pledged support for Glossa and the Open Library of Humanities, a number of faculty members in the University of California system have made a similar declaration. The full list of signatures is available online. In an announcement, Ivy Anderson, California Digital Library’s Director for Collections and Interim […]

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MIT

MIT Linguistics Faculty Statement of Support for Glossa and Open Library of Humanities

Today, the linguistics faculty at MIT followed those at other universities, such as the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, in endorsing the journal run by the previous editorial board and editors of Elsevier’s journal Lingua. The new journal Glossa is supported by the Open Library of Humanities, which the faculty also endorsed. The faculty, which includes […]

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Radboud

Radboud University’s Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies join OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Radboud University’s Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies have joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Radboud University was ranked 125th in the world in the 2015 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The Open Library of Humanities is an […]

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Cardiff

Cardiff University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Cardiff University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Cardiff’s world-leading research was ranked 5th amongst UK universities in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework for quality and 2nd for impact. The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open-access publisher with no author-facing […]

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Birkbeck

Birkbeck Centre for Technology and Publishing begins development of open-source translation tool with Open Library of Humanities

The Birkbeck Centre for Technology and Publishing, based in the School of Arts, is pleased to announce that work has begun on its open-source translation tool for scholarly communications. The tool, being developed as part of a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation with additional support from a private donor, will be designed to […]

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