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New Open-Access Humanities Press Makes Its DebutBy JENNIFER HOWARD
Scholars in the sciences have been light-years ahead of their peers in the humanities in exploring the possibilities of open-access publishing. But a new venture with prominent academic backers, the Open Humanities Press, wants to help humanists close the gap.
The nonprofit operation—described by those involved...http://chronicle.com/daily/2008/05/2759n.htm
About Open Humanities Press
Gary Hall and Sigi Jottkandt met with faculty and librarians at UC Irvine on April 3, 2008 in a stimulating discussion. I know that I got a lot of useful information, and I sensed that it may have been the same for each of you. Here is a group of urls compiled by Maureen Burns (thank you, Maureen!), to which I've added a few, that came out of the meeting. I've also indicated where participants in today's meeting have affiliations with these journals/repositories, etc. If any of you would like to add others, or if you have some fine-tuning to the following, please respond to this e-list.
I also have gotten feedback from some of you expressing further interest in the e-Scholarship repository, for which I imagine a few of us could put together a workshop. Let me know if you have other ideas that came out of this meeting.
Open Humanities Press http://openhumanitiespress.org/ (Co-Founders: Gary Hall and Sigi Jottkandt)
Postmodern Culture http://www.iath.virginia.edu/pmc/contents.all.html (Editor: Eyal Amiran)
Project MUSE http://muse.jhu.edu/about/index.html
Council of Editors of Learned Journals http://www.celj.org/history.php
Karagarga Info (e-mail Mark Poster email@example.com for an invite) http://criticalculture.blogspot.com/2007/03/karagarga.html
UC CDL eScholarship Repository http://repositories.cdlib.org/escholarship/
Journal for Learning through the Arts http://repositories.cdlib.org/clta/lta/ (Systems Administrator: Maureen Burns; Copy Editor, Barbara Cohen)
Public Knowledge Project http://pkp.sfu.ca/
Open Journal Systems http://pkp.sfu.ca/?q=ojs
Sample of Journals http://pkp.sfu.ca/ojs-journals
First Monday http://www.firstmonday.dk/
Culture Machine http://www.culturemachine.net (Co Executive Editor: Gary Hall)
Cultural Studies e-archive (CSeARCH) http://www.culturemachine.net/csearch (Gary Hall)
Thomson Scientific http://scientific.thomson.com/
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