Open Cultural Data Symposium: 25th November 2016

An archive

This symposium presents an opportunity to reflect upon several decades of major digitisation initiatives within UK cultural institutions. Motivated by the desire to improve public access and capitalise on the potential of new technologies, the mass digitisation of collections and archives in the UK has been one of the most significant contemporary changes to our […]

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Birkbeck Centre for Technology and Publishing report shows £2.5m saving to UK HE sector from open-access offsetting

A member of the Birkbeck Centre for Technology and Publishing has published an evaluation of offsetting agreements for UK open access across Jisc Collections’ deals for the 2015 period. Doctoral candidate Stuart Lawson, whose work on the economics of scholarly communications is well known, examined the five agreements that were in place throughout 2015: from […]

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OLH now supported by over 200 institutions thanks to the libraries of the seven Irish universities

OLH 200 institutions

We are extremely pleased to announce that the Libraries of the seven Irish universities have joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. The seven Irish universities consist of Dublin City University, Maynooth University, National University Ireland, Galway, Trinity College, Dublin, University College Cork, University College Dublin, and University of Limerick. With the […]

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