Another year is coming to an end, and it has been as productive and interesting as in previous years but also a little bit better due to the constant process of improving routines and systems. Stockholm University Press is proud to have published another five open access and peer-reviewed books in 2019, and to have managed eight journals during the year with a total of 81 new articles published.
The Press team would like to end the year with taking a look at some of the accomplishments. None of this would, however, be possible without all the dedicated Editors, Editorial Board members, Authors, Reviewers and collaborators who help us figure out how we can improve our services to serve the readership better. … More With a little help from our friends… A productive year for Stockholm University Press – increasing engagement and improving services
Hostages were not prisoners but a vital part of the peace process The hostages could live a good life but their future was always uncertain, dependent on the political situation. They could stay and live a life time or just for short periods. They were a vital part of the peace processes and used as … More New Book: The Hostages of the Northmen #OAbooks
A new category of opera handbooks “The present monograph, Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito: A Reappraisal, can be said to introduce a new category of opera handbooks: those that go a few steps further, broaden the horizon and incorporate more areas of analysis than the traditional musical ones.” This is a quote by Anders Wiklund, … More Praise for ‘Mozart’s “La clemenza di Tito”: A Reappraisal’
By Christina Lenz, Managing Editor at Stockholm University Press ‘I’m full of inspiration and I will bring it back to my institution, hoping it will help us to develop Open Science and Open Access in my country. Thank you!’ In September Stockholm University Library hosted an Erasmus Staff Week for Librarians Towards Open Science. Strengthening … More Stockholm University Press part of Erasmus Staff Week on Open Science
The peer review process is the backbone of academic publishing and the most important vehicle for quality assurance of published material. Stockholm University Press Peer Review Policies By Christina Lenz and Sofie Wennstrom, Managing Editors at Stockholm University Press Quality in peer review This year’s peer review week is about quality. There are many stakeholders … More How can we ensure Quality in Peer Review? #PeerRevWk19
Blog post by Christina Lenz, Managing Editor at Stockholm University Press University Presses need to make their work visible and give each other feedback on what they do. We can all learn from each other and keep up the good work of publishing high-quality scholarly work. However, there are misconceptions about what we do and … More Misconceptions and how to make invisible work visible – Part 2 take-aways from 2nd AEUP Conference #AEUP19
Blog post by Christina Lenz, Managing Editor at Stockholm University Press How do university presses adapt to changes and what does it take to be seen as a professional university press? That was on the agenda when 53 conference participants from university presses and other stakeholders met in the beautiful city of Brno to discuss … More Together we can make a difference glocally – Part 1 take-aways from the 2nd AEUP Conference #AEUP19