European University Presses discussions on “Keeping up with the standards” #AEUP18 #oabooks #universitypresses #peerreview #publishingstandards

By Christina Lenz, Managing Editor of Books at Stockholm University Press and Secretary in the AEUP board The workshop “Keeping up with the standards” was held in Riga 5-6 June 2018, by the Association of European University Presses (AEUP). The host was RTU Press (Riga Technical University Press). Participants, a total of 28, came from many … More European University Presses discussions on “Keeping up with the standards” #AEUP18 #oabooks #universitypresses #peerreview #publishingstandards

Podcast book marketing: Working-Class Literature(s) around the world

Magnus Nilsson, the editor of the anthology Working-Class Literature(s): Historical and International Perspectives, co-edited with John Lennon (University of South Florida), has been interviewed by Mattias Torstensson in the Swedish podcast about working-class literature, ARBETARLITTERATUR. This episode of the podcast is Working-Class Literature around the world. Need for a national working-class literature In the podcast Magnus Nilsson … More Podcast book marketing: Working-Class Literature(s) around the world

New book from Stockholm University Press: ‘Mozart’s “La clemenza di Tito”: A Reappraisal’

In the two centuries since Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito was first performed, and the almost three centuries since Metastasio created the libretto, many rumours, myths and prejudiced opinions have gathered around the work, creating a narrative that Mozart, Mazzolà and their contemporaries would scarcely recognise. The essays in this book contribute ideas, facts and … More New book from Stockholm University Press: ‘Mozart’s “La clemenza di Tito”: A Reappraisal’

Happy #AcademicBookWeek #WomenWriters #Diversity

Stockholm University Press would like to contribute to #AcademicBookWeek, and present three of our books and their author(s)/editors to celebrate also #WomenWriters and #Diversity. By Christina Lenz, Managing Editor and Communications Manager University Presses are all about #AcademicBooks As an University Press all our published books are academic, #OpenAccess and have been through rigorous #PeerReview. … More Happy #AcademicBookWeek #WomenWriters #Diversity

Why European University Presses need to cooperate more

By Christina Lenz, Managing Editor, Stockholm University Press and AEUP board member Working at a University Presses means that we are determined to do the best for our researchers and our host institutions. This is what all University presses have in common. My colleague, Sofie Wennström, is working with OPERAS, to take part in the … More Why European University Presses need to cooperate more

Stockholm University battles sky rocketing OA publishing costs

We all know that universities all around the world pay the most prestigious publishers to be able to read and to publish their researchers’ work. The University Libraries’ budgets are battling with the sky rocketing publishing costs, paid by public funds (taxpayers), to make research accessible for students, researchers and the society as a whole. … More Stockholm University battles sky rocketing OA publishing costs

More Questions than Answers: Reflections from the Conference on European Open Science Cloud

Text by: Dr. Jeff Love, Stockholm University Library A couple of weeks ago the conference ‘Putting the EOSC Vision into Practice’ in Porto, Portugal. It was arranged by EUDAT, an international organization funded by the Horizon 2020 scheme dedicated to developing infrastructure for data management. As the conference title implies, the sessions here were intended to … More More Questions than Answers: Reflections from the Conference on European Open Science Cloud

Proudly Announcing some Flipped Journal Content – Accessibility First!

Today we present another milestone for our mission for a more open academic world as we are introducing the first 2018 content from Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research (SJDR) – a journal that has now completed their flip from closed to Open Access (OA). Not only will they publish all their future material with OA, … More Proudly Announcing some Flipped Journal Content – Accessibility First!

Latest SUP book puts class back on the agenda

Class as a concept has taken a back seat in the debate but also as an academic subject, says Magnus Nilsson, from Malmö University. He hopes to bring class back to the agenda, but also widen the concept and bring it up to date, with the new anthology Working-Class Literature(s): Historical and International Perspectives, co-edited … More Latest SUP book puts class back on the agenda

Transitioning towards OA: New assignments for the National LIbrary of Sweden, Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing and much more

These articles caught our attention the latest week. Have we missed anything? Please share your comments below. OpenAIRE blog Transitioning towards Open Access: New assignments for the National Library of Sweden OASPA – Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing COPE – Committee on Publication Ethics January focus from … More Transitioning towards OA: New assignments for the National LIbrary of Sweden, Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing and much more