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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Birkbeck Centre for Technology and Publishing unveils open-source translation tool based on Hypothesis

Annotran in action

The Open Library of Humanities is pleased to reveal the first of its software initiatives, funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Birkbeck, University of London: Annotran. Developed by Dr Marija Katic and Professor Martin Paul Eve in the Centre for Technology and Publishing at Birkbeck, University of London, the tool […]

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Guardian Article on OLH Published Scholarship

Mapping the Flows of Scholarly Communications

OLH authors Stuart Lawson and Jonathan Gray have published an article in the Guardian about their research into the cost of open access publishing. The piece is based on the recent article, “Opening the Black Box of Scholarly Communication Funding: A Public Data Infrastructure for Financial Flows in Academic Publishing,” which was published on the Open […]

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

MIT

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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Birkbeck centre begins work on open-source translation tool for scholarly communications

Birkbeck School of Arts

The Birkbeck Centre for Technology and Publishing, based in the School of Arts, has 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 and a private donor, will be designed to allow users to write and […]

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Birkbeck awarded $741,000 grant for new humanities open-access model of publishing

Open Library of Humanities

Birkbeck, University of London has been awarded a three-year grant of $741,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to cement and expand a new model for open-access publishing in the humanities disciplines. The Open Library of Humanities platform, directed by Dr. Martin Paul Eve and Dr. Caroline Edwards – both faculty members in Birkbeck’s School of […]

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