The theme for the International Open Access Week in 2021 is ‘Building Structural Equity’. Equity for everyone is a challenge in publishing in general. However, it is a task that needs to be dealt with for open access publishers as their business models, in general, need to include equal opportunities for authors. … More The Challenge of Building Structural Equity in Open Access Publishing – from a Small Publisher Perspective
Stockholm University Press recently acquired The Journal of Home Language Research (JHLR), an international, double-blind peer-reviewed Open Access journal. Previously published at the University of Canterbury (New Zealand) and at Uppsala University, the content from JHLR has always been available to download for free. The journal publishes original research in all areas related to … More Freely available new research in the field of home languages – Journal of Home Language Research signs contract with Stockholm University Press
Stockholm University Press’ mission to promote the importance of Open Access publishing is becoming more of a priority in the current COVID-19 crisis. The Press aims to provide researchers with an alternative route to publishing peer-reviewed articles and books making the content accessible for anyone free from paywalls, without compromising on the academic rigour and … More Open Access publishing and digital workflows essential during COVID-19 crisis
Stockholm University Press is still under development, as it takes time to build a trustworthy brand and fine-tune the processes to serve the academic community with relevant publications. This means that we constantly need to revise our workflows and develop the routines together with researchers from the Editorial Boards and the Publishing Committee. Rigorous peer … More Togetherness & Work in Progress – Ongoing Author Survey about Scholarly Communication in the HSS in Collaboration with OPERAS
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
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
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
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
Today we present another milestone for our mission for a more open academic world as we are introducing the first 2018 content from Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research (SJDR) – a journal that has now completed their flip from closed to Open Access (OA). Not only will they publish all their future material with OA, … More Proudly Announcing some Flipped Journal Content – Accessibility First!
By Christina Lenz, Karl Edqvist & Sofie Wennström Running a full-service academic press is a real endeavour, and the team behind Stockholm University Press is happy to have completed the journey of another year. This year has, like most years, had its ups and downs but we are delighted to conclude a few things before … More A year in the life of Stockholm University Press