Tag Archives: Open Library of Humanities

CFP: #Agreement20 / Deadline: 15 August, 2017

April 2018 will see the 20th Anniversary of the Good Friday/Belfast Agreement, the central protections of which are currently under threat from the Brexit negotiations, special elections and the RHI Scandal. This special issue will discuss the impact and legacy of this Agreement on social, political and cultural life in Northern Ireland. The Agreement has […]

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Launch Party for the Journal of Embodied Research, Weds 8 Feb 2017

Birkbeck, University of London, the Open Library of Humanities, and the University of Huddersfield will be co-hosting a launch party in Bloomsbury, London for the Journal of Embodied Research. Join us in celebrating the launch of this important new video essay journal on the Open Library of Humanities' publishing platform – the party will take place on Wednesday 8th […]

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Multi-lingual publishing at OLH – launch of the French site

We are delighted to announce the launch of the first of our planned multi-lingual sites of the Open Library of Humanities multidisciplinary journal. Visitors to the journal's homepage, https://olh.openlibhums.org/, will now be able to select English or French, including all of the journal's information as well as the submission system. This is a huge moment for the […]

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Architectural Histories Abandons APCs Through OLH Partnership

We are extremely pleased to announce that the journal Architectural Histories, published by Ubiquity Press, is to remove its Article Processing Charges (APCs) through a partnership with the Open Library of Humanities. Architectural Histories is the journal of the European Architectural History Network, which was established in 2005 to support research and education by providing […]

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The Open Library of Humanities: Year One

September 2016 marks the first year anniversary of the launch of the Open Library of Humanities. To celebrate, we thought we'd share some statistics about the platform and its growth! Journals and Articles In the first year, the OLH has hosted 909 articles across the journals that we either directly publish or that we support. This […]

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Six journals to join OLH later this year

We are extremely pleased to announce that six journals are to join the Open Library of Humanities platform later this year. The voting process was highly competitive, with sixteen applications to join the platform in the Spring-Summer 2016 period. All applications were sent to leading external academic specialists in a rigorous process of double peer […]

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OLH Poster Series

We are delighted to launch the first in a series of OLH posters. Designed by acclaimed publishing graphic designer, Becky Chilcott, the series celebrates the launch of the Open Library of Humanities. We will be releasing posters throughout 2016 and 2017, each of which is dedicated to a different historical period and style which pays tribute to […]

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Times Higher Education Article

The Times Higher Education has published an article today which examines the OLH's aim to "flip" subscription journals to open access via its Library Partnership Subsidy business model. The OLH is supported by an international consortium of research libraries who all contribute to cover the costs of its journal publishing. By joining this consortium, partner […]

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OLH Launches

It is with great pleasure that we announce the launch of the Open Library of Humanities. Over two years in the planning and execution, the platform starts with seven journals, supported by 99 institutions. Our estimated publication volume for year one is 150 articles across these venues. The economics of this work out at approximately […]

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Malmö Keynote on Open Access & the Humanities

OLH Co-Director Dr Caroline Edwards has been invited by the National Library of Sweden to give the keynote for the "Meeting Place: Open Access Conference" in Malmö, April 2015. The title of Caroline's talk will be "Opening Up Open Access Beyond the Sciences: Learning from the Open Library of Humanities" and it will introduce the conference's […]

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