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FWF

Austrian Science Fund (FWF) commits to five years of funding for OLH

We are extremely pleased to announce that the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) has agreed to support the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system at a rate equivalent to 15 institutions from 2016-2020. The purpose of the FWF is to support the ongoing development of Austrian science (including the humanities) and basic research at […]

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OLH

Four subscription journals to flip to fee-free OA with the OLH in January 2016

We are very pleased to announce that four journals are to move away from a subscription environment into a pure open access mode with support from the Open Library of Humanities and the OLH library consortia. This follows the first OLH Library Board vote, where 98% of votes cast were in favour of flipping all […]

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Drake

Drake University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Drake University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Drake’s mission is to provide an exceptional learning environment that prepares students for meaningful personal lives, professional accomplishments, and responsible global citizenship. The Drake experience is distinguished by collaborative learning among students, faculty, and staff […]

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CFP: From TV To Screen: The Critical Relationship Between Popular Television Programmes and their Transition to Film / Deadline: 3 June, 2016

The transition of popular television programmes to film is a familiar route, but one that has had mixed results. The list of examples is extensive, from The X Files and Sex In The City, to The Fugitive, Doctor Who, Star Trek and a host of ’70s British Sitcoms, and most recently, The Man From UNCLE […]

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An interview with OLH author Richard Hall on the Contemporary University

This interview with Richard Hall is part of a series of posts where we ask OLH authors to elaborate on their work and to think more broadly about its general uptake. This interview relates to Richard’s article published at the Open Library of Humanities journal: Hall, R., (2015). The University and the Secular Crisis. Open […]

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Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

Academy of Fine Arts Vienna joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna has been a leading European training center for artists for more than 300 years. As a university, the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna is especially […]

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Oberlin

Oberlin College joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Oberlin College has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Founded in 1833, Oberlin has the distinction of being the first institution of higher education in America to adopt a policy to admit African American students (1835) and the first college to award bachelor’s degrees […]

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UMASS Amherst

University of Massachusetts, Amherst joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Massachusetts, Amherst has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. UMass Amherst is one of the major public research universities in America. Nestled in idyllic Amherst, Massachusetts, the campus is consistently ranked among the top public research universities in the nation, and […]

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Sweden

National Library of Sweden joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the National Library of Sweden has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. The National Library of Sweden (KB) is a research library, with vast foreign and national collections in humanities and social sciences. At KB, all materials, regardless of content or form, are saved […]

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Boston College

Boston College joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Boston College has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Boston College was founded in 1863 by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Today it is one of the nation’s foremost universities, with an enrollment of nearly 14,700 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states […]

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