Crowdfunding for coming open access book: Essays in Anarchism & Religion

Essays in Anarchism & Religion: Volume 1, edited by Alexandre Christoyannopoulos & Matthew S. Adams, is an edited volume of academic essays ready for production with Stockholm University Press in the series Stockholm Studies in Comparative Religion. The book is planned to be published in April 2017. To reach the aim of producing the editors … More Crowdfunding for coming open access book: Essays in Anarchism & Religion

New book from Stockholm University Press: Ars Edendi Lecture Series, vol. IV. Edited by Barbara Crostini, Gunilla Iversen and Brian M. Jensen

The Ars edendi Lectures have been organized by the research programme at Stockholm University funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond during the years 2008-2015, with a focus on editorial methods for dynamic textual traditions of medieval Greek and Latin texts. This fourth volume gathers contributions both on the fundamentals of editing, as in Glenn Most ‘What is … More New book from Stockholm University Press: Ars Edendi Lecture Series, vol. IV. Edited by Barbara Crostini, Gunilla Iversen and Brian M. Jensen

European university presses and the transition to open access

// Blogpost by Christina Lenz // The Association of European University Presses (AEUP) was founded in 2010. It is an organisation of University Presses across Europe, where 32 presses and organisations from 15 countries participate. AEUP aims to: • enhance the visibility of member presses • facilitate communication between them • link the channels of … More European university presses and the transition to open access

New book from Stockholm University Press: Kunskapens tider. Historiska perspektiv på kunskapssamhället (”The knowledge society. A historical perspective”) Annika Sandén & Elisabeth Elgán (eds.)

Today’s society is often characterized as a knowledge society, in contrast to the earlier industrial society. Historians know that all societies are and have been knowledge societies. Without the ability to create, transfer, and use knowledge, between individuals and groups, power areas would neither have been built nor maintained. This edited volume reflects how historical … More New book from Stockholm University Press: Kunskapens tider. Historiska perspektiv på kunskapssamhället (”The knowledge society. A historical perspective”) Annika Sandén & Elisabeth Elgán (eds.)

‘It’s not Easy Being Open’ – A report from the 8th OASPA Conference in Arlington, Virginia 2016

By: Sofie Wennström. Stockholm University Press is a member of the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA), the organisation behind the 8th Conference on Scholarly Open Access Publishing which was held at the Westin Arlington Gateway, Virginia, USA on September 21-22, 2016. A poster about our work with peer-review for books was presented in the lightning … More ‘It’s not Easy Being Open’ – A report from the 8th OASPA Conference in Arlington, Virginia 2016

New book from Stockholm University Press: Krig och fred i vendel- och vikingatida traditioner, by Håkan Rydving & Stefan Olsson (eds.)

What were the ideas about conflicts and conflict resolutions in the Nordic countries during the Vendel Period and the Viking Age? How were the gods Odin and Thor perceived to affect war and peace? These are examples of questions that the contributors of this book discuss. Other topics are how the role of gender and power … More New book from Stockholm University Press: Krig och fred i vendel- och vikingatida traditioner, by Håkan Rydving & Stefan Olsson (eds.)

Celebrating Open Access Week – 2 Researchers Opinions

Open Access Week is coming to its close – at least at the Stockholm University Press blog. But you can still continue to follow the celebrations online all around the world. Use the hashtag #OAWeek16 on Twitter for the latest news all week. Here we would like to offer you the views of two Swedish … More Celebrating Open Access Week – 2 Researchers Opinions

Reaching Out with Open Access – A new era for Latin American Studies in the Nordic Region

As of October the Iberoamericana – Nordic Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies is published openly online, replacing its print edition since 1977 with a more accessible format. The Institute of Latin American Studies at Stockholm University covers the publication costs. The journal’s Editor-in-Chief Andrés Rivarola Puntigliano wants to offer a re-invented platform to reach … More Reaching Out with Open Access – A new era for Latin American Studies in the Nordic Region

Boosting Open Access – First Evaluation of the Springer Compact agreement in Sweden

By: Thomas Neidenmark In order to fast-forward the shift to Open Access to Swedish research, the universities together with the National Library and the Swedish Research Council will spend approximately €9 000 000 to pay for article publishing charges (APC:s) during two and a half years, from July 2016 to December 2018. Will it be … More Boosting Open Access – First Evaluation of the Springer Compact agreement in Sweden