The Problem with Perfect – Making Peer Review More User-Friendly

Stockholm University Press is a researcher-led publisher, and as such, we have to continuously improve and adapt our processes and practices in collaboration with authors, editors and reviewers to ensure that we provide the best possible opportunities for communication of good quality research. But it is of course not easy to make it perfect, considering all aspects of scholarly publishing! … More The Problem with Perfect – Making Peer Review More User-Friendly

New book from Stockholm University Press: Unique Edited Collection on Working-Class Literature(s) from a Global and Comparative Perspective

Working-Class Literature(s): Historical and International Perspectives, by John Lennon and Magnus Nilsson (eds.) The aim of this collection is to make possible the forging of a more robust, politically useful, and theoretically elaborate understanding of working-class literature(s). These essays map a substantial terrain: the history of working-class literature(s) in Russia/The Soviet Union, The USA, Finland, … More New book from Stockholm University Press: Unique Edited Collection on Working-Class Literature(s) from a Global and Comparative Perspective

#OAWeek17, Promote Knowledge Sharing, Increasing the Impact of Research & Scholarship

These articles caught our attention this week. Have we missed anything? Please share your comments below. OASPA Open Access Week 2017: Open in order to… Creative Commons Open In Order To…Promote Knowledge Sharing, Not Criminalize It Association of European University Presses (AEUP) Celebrating #OAWeek17 – Recommendations from AEUP for University Presses to go digital The … More #OAWeek17, Promote Knowledge Sharing, Increasing the Impact of Research & Scholarship

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.)

#OpenAccessWeek #OpenInAction – First OA book in the Series Stockholm Studies in Comparative Religion

We are happy to announce that the Editorial board of Stockholm Studies in Comparative Religion has now published their first open access book with Stockholm University Press. New book from Stockholm University Press: Horizons of Shamanism: A Triangular Approach to the History and Anthropology of Ecstatic Techniques The multifarious and sometimes contested concept of “shamanism” has … More #OpenAccessWeek #OpenInAction – First OA book in the Series Stockholm Studies in Comparative Religion

Platonic Occasions – New book from Stockholm University Press

Platonic Occasions: Dialogues on Literature, Art and Culture, by Richard Begam and James Soderholm An experiment in criticism inspired by Platonic inquiry What have we learned about the initiatives of culture and literature since our classical predecessors? In Platonic Occasions: Dialogues on Literature, Art and Culture, Richard Begam and James Soderholm reflect upon a wide … More Platonic Occasions – New book from Stockholm University Press

Nu släpps de första fria titlarna i globalt OA-projekt

Av: Per Swedberg  De första 28 böckerna som ingår i projektet Knowledge Unlatched har nu valts ut och snart kommer det gå att ladda ner samtliga. Helt gratis. Knowledge Unlatched är ett globalt samarbetsprojekt som syftar till att köpa loss rättigheterna till nya böcker inom humaniora och samhällsvetenskap från förlagen. Det går till så att förlagen … More Nu släpps de första fria titlarna i globalt OA-projekt

Gamla affärsmodeller krockar med Open Access

Av: Thomas Neidenmark Begreppet Open Access var nytt för mig när jag började arbeta på Stockholms universitetsbibliotek. För mig har det alltid varit en självklarhet att utbyte av forskningsinformation måste vara snabb, flexibel och fri. Så har jag jobbat som forskare. Men det är inte enbart upp till oss forskare att bestämma att forskningen är fri … More Gamla affärsmodeller krockar med Open Access