January 28, 2021

National Library of Sweden (and Others) Join Open Library of Humanities Library Partnership

Cross Posted on the National Library of Sweden’s Open Access Blog and the OLH Blog:

We are extremely pleased to announce that the National Library of Sweden has joined the Open Library of Humanities’ Library Partnership Subsidy system. The National Library of Sweden (KB) is a research library, with vast foreign and national collections in humanities and social sciences. At KB, all materials, regardless of content or form, are saved for future generations. The National Library coordinates services and programs for all publicly funded libraries in Sweden and runs the national programme OpenAccess.se, which promotes and supports open access publishing in repositories and journals at Swedish institutions of higher education.

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Dr. Beate Eellend of the National Library and programme manager of OpenAccess.se, added, “It is important to strengthen the transition to open access publishing of scientific results and we are, therefore, delighted to support the innovative publishing model being developed by the Open Library for the Humanities”

In addition to the National Library of Sweden OLH has announced the following new members in the past month:

  • Boston University
  • University of Leicester
  • Hamilton College
  • University of Liverpool
  • University of Cambridge
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Skidmore College
  • John Moores University
  • Aberystwyth University
  • Harvard Library
  • Queen Mary University of London
  • De Montfort University
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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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