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Harvard Library

Harvard Library joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Harvard Library has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Harvard is among the most prestigious institutional libraries in the world. The Open Library of Humanities is an academic-led, gold open-access publisher with no author-facing charges. With funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the […]

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LingOA

OLH partners with LingOA and Ubiquity Press to provide long-term sustainability for flipped journals

We are very pleased to announce that the Open Library of Humanities has partnered with the LingOA initiative and with Ubiquity Press to support the transition of subscription linguistics journals to a pure OA model. The LingOA project is designed to move linguistics journals out of unaffordable subscription models and into a pure, gold OA […]

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QMUL

Queen Mary University of London joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. QMUL is one of the UK’s leading research-focused higher education institutions. With around 17,840 students, 4,000 staff and an annual turnover of £300m, it is one of the biggest University of […]

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Magnifying Glass

OLH discoverability work

In response to a request today, we present here a brief update on the work we’re undertaking to ensure OLH is discoverable. We are first and foremost working to get all our OAI endpoints up and working. This will enable the completion of the Paperity indexing process which in turn will feed into EBSCOhost and […]

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DMU

De Montfort University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that De Montfort University has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. De Montfort University (DMU) is a prominent research and teaching institution in the UK with a long and vibrant history of improving people’s lives through education. Originally founded as the Leicester School of Art […]

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Prison

An interview with OLH author Helen Rogers about 19th-century convict experiences

This interview with Helen Rogers 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 Helen Rogers’s article published at the Open Library of Humanities journal: Rogers, H 2015 ‘A Very Fair Statement of His […]

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Dublin City University

Dublin City University becomes first Irish institution to join OLH

Dublin City University is excited to join the Open Library of Humanities, becoming the first Irish University to do so. Christopher Pressler, DCU’s Director of Library Services said, ‘DCU has a strong history in supporting Open Access, and as Ireland’s University of Enterprise we are very pleased to add our support to the OLH.’ DCU […]

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Keyboard

Two jobs building OLH technology

We’re very pleased to be able to announce that Birkbeck, University of London is hiring two development staff members to build technology for the Open Library of Humanities. These two posts can be viewed on the Birkbeck website: a Senior Software Developer and a Software Developer/Digital Humanities Specialist. Birkbeck is an equal opportunities employer and […]

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Pacific University

Pacific University joins OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the Pacific University Libraries have joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Pacific University (Forest Grove, Oregon) offers a unique combination of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs in the liberal arts and sciences, education, business, optometry, and the health professions. The University traces its roots […]

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Salford

University of Salford becomes 100th institution to join OLH LPS model

We are extremely pleased to announce that the University of Salford has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. Salford has an international reputation as a research-informed institution that creates and applies new ideas, turning them into opportunities to benefit individuals and the knowledge economy, via a portfolio of over £20 million […]

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