New Book: Myth, Materiality, and Lived Religion #OAbooks

The authors of the present volume, Myth, Materiality, and Lived Religion: In Merovingian and Viking Scandinavia, focus on the material dimension of Old Norse mythology and the role played by myths in everyday life. More broadly expressed, the collection looks at the social, ceremonial and material contexts of myths. Undiscovered topic on Old Norse mythology … More New Book: Myth, Materiality, and Lived Religion #OAbooks

Data Management Plans and its part of Open Science and OA publishing – Developments in Sweden #OA #opendata #DMP

Worldwide the Open Science and Open Access publishing paradigm has only in recent years significantly affected researchers work. Several initiatives and policies in Europe aim to help the shift to Open Science. Support services have been developed to guide researchers into the management of scholarly publications and research data since also funders nowadays demand a … More Data Management Plans and its part of Open Science and OA publishing – Developments in Sweden #OA #opendata #DMP

Ny monografi: Kontrastiva studier och tredjespråksinlärning i nederländska och svenska #oamonographs

Tidigare inlärda språk en resurs Vid inlärningen av ett tredje språk är tidigare inlärda språk en resurs, speciellt språk som är närbesläktade. Nederländska och svenska är två närbesläktade språk som inlärare oftast kommer i kontakt med i vuxen ålder som ett tredje språk. Vilken betydelse har det? Det innebär att inlärare redan har kunskap om … More Ny monografi: Kontrastiva studier och tredjespråksinlärning i nederländska och svenska #oamonographs

New book: Political Discourses at the Extremes: Expressions of Populism in Romance-Speaking Countries #newbook #oabooks #peerreview

The authors of this edited volume focus on the emergence of populist discourses, coming from movements or parties from Romance-speaking countries in Europe and in Latin America. By combining linguistics, social and political sciences in a discourse analytical approach, the sixteen papers enlighten the mechanisms behind populist discourses yielding from different socio-cultural and political contexts. … More New book: Political Discourses at the Extremes: Expressions of Populism in Romance-Speaking Countries #newbook #oabooks #peerreview

New OA Textbook in Art History: Kontextualisering (Contextualisation) #newbook #oabooks

One of the most common Concepts in Humanities This book is about a concept which is constantly used in many different ways, but also one of the most common concepts in humanities: context. However, the significance and use of this concept shifts between disciplines, and sometimes within the same discipline. All chapters in this edited … More New OA Textbook in Art History: Kontextualisering (Contextualisation) #newbook #oabooks

What became of Stockholm’s children of 1953 in later life? #oabooks #OA

George Miller talks to Sten-Åke Stenberg in the podcast The hedgehog & the fox, about the monograph Born in 1953: The story about a post-war Swedish cohort. ‘Sweden was a country in which everything seemed to be changing for the better, a country on its way to becoming modern.’ (Sten-Åke Stenberg)     “This is … More What became of Stockholm’s children of 1953 in later life? #oabooks #OA

Stockholm University Press Enables Annotation with Hypothesis on eBooks

Guest blog post, by Nate Angell, Hypotheses Hypothesis is pleased to announce that annotation is now available across all electronic files of books and articles published by Stockholm University Press. Annotation enables researchers and readers to more easily utilize this powerful tool to create private notes, establish private collaboration groups, or provide public feedback. Stockholm … More Stockholm University Press Enables Annotation with Hypothesis on eBooks

You can’t buy me… – the value of a year from a non-profit university press perspective

The Stockholm University Press team has in the past year seen the result of the hard work of authors and editors, which meant that we could publish nine books in three languages, with topics spanning from the performing arts to the art of teaching. We now have a total of 22 books published, and this … More You can’t buy me… – the value of a year from a non-profit university press perspective

Publishing as a package deal – How a small press can address the digital challenge

Collaboration is the key to success for smaller publishers. This time of year calls for a look in the rearview mirror to see what the result of all our collaboration is. What did it mean for us to participate, network and share knowledge with our colleagues in organisations such as OASPA, AEUP, ALPSP, OPERAS, and … More Publishing as a package deal – How a small press can address the digital challenge

New book from Stockholm University Press: Born in 1953: The story about a post-war Swedish cohort, and a longitudinal research project, by Sten-Åke Stenberg #newbook #oabooks

A dramatic history of a sociological study – Project Metropolitan At the beginning of the 1960s, Swedish researchers started a sociological study of all children born in Stockholm in 1953, Project Metropolitan. This monograph describes the project’s at times dramatic history, where issues of personal integrity and the role of social sciences were heavily debated. These … More New book from Stockholm University Press: Born in 1953: The story about a post-war Swedish cohort, and a longitudinal research project, by Sten-Åke Stenberg #newbook #oabooks