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
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
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
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
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
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