Open Science: Providing Skills and Inspiring Change

Blog post by Gustav Nilsonne, Stockholm University. Lack of knowledge is an oft-cited impediment to open science. In this context, knowledge may be important both as a motivator for change, and as a means to achieve change. To break down this impediment, we have started a postgraduate course in Open Science, Reproducible Research, and Research … More Open Science: Providing Skills and Inspiring Change

Nordic collaboration from a research data management perspective – NeIC 2017

Blogpost by Joakim Philipson and Tuija Drake, Stockholm University Library. NeIC stands for Nordic e-Infrastructure Collaboration. NeIC conference 2017 took place in Umeå between May 28 and June 1. It was organised by Nordforsk in collaboration with CSC, DeIC, NeIC, NORDUnet, RHnet, SNIC, and UNINETT Sigma2. This is an international meeting place for over 200 … More Nordic collaboration from a research data management perspective – NeIC 2017

New book from Stockholm University Press: Essays in Anarchism and Religion: Volume 1, by Alexandre Christoyannopoulos & Matthew S. Adams (eds.)

Reflecting both a rise of interest in anarchist ideas and activism on the one hand, and the revival of religious ideas and movements in the political sphere on the other, this book examines a range of examples of overlaps and contestations between the two from a diverse range of academic perspectives. The first volume of … More New book from Stockholm University Press: Essays in Anarchism and Religion: Volume 1, by Alexandre Christoyannopoulos & Matthew S. Adams (eds.)

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

‘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