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Open Access Resources - Publishers

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-05-07

Third in our series of Open Access resources are publishers! First of all, there is our fellow Yorkshire OA university press White Rose University Press, which is a collaboration between York, Leeds and Sheffield University. They welcome publications from a wide range of academic disciplines. One of their latest publications is Voices and Practices in Applied Linguistics on research in applied [...]

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Open Access Resources - Books

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-05-04

Next in our series of Open Access resources are Open Access books and platforms for them. Starting DOAB, which is a directory for Open Access books and helps to increase the discoverability of Open Access books. Publishers are invited to provide metadata of their OA books to DOAB and libraries can integrate the directory in their catalogues and online collections. As such, DOAB aids students, [...]

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Open Access Resources - Journals, Archives and other Platforms

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-04-29

Huddersfield University Press is a proud Open Access publisher and as such, we are always happy to promote and celebrate Open Access publications. However, we are not the only OA publisher and this post, and others to follow, will highlight various OA publishers and platforms. We will start with the various OA platforms, directories and archives available.Informit and ScienceOpen are both open [...]

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International Women’s day 2020

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-03-07

You may know that this Sunday (8th of March) is International Women’s Day. This year’s theme is: “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”. The purpose of this day, as described by UN Women, is to: Challenge gender normsEmpower each otherCelebrate diversityBreak stereotypesReject the binaryMobilize, andTake action. In the past, we have written about Henrietta Schwann, a name that [...]

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Music Beyond Airports celebrates 10,000 Open Access reads!

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2020-02-03

Music Beyond Airports is an essay collection assembled from papers at the Ambient@40 International conference 2018 in Huddersfield. It celebrates Eno’s work and landmark release of Music for Airports in 1978, but also explores ambient music over the 40 years since that release. This publication examines the role of ambient music in society and culture and how it has developed over the past 40 [...]

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University of Huddersfield Press launches a new collaboration with Informit.

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2020-01-17

About Informit Informit is an open access publishing platform which is mainly used by Australian academics and professionals, but provides access to researchers, practitioners and other users worldwide. Informit provides content from over a 100 specialist databases, covering a wide range of disciplines, such as humanities, business, law, social science, [...]

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The University of Huddersfield Press celebrates a growing partnership with Science Open.

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2020-01-16

Science Open is a freely accessible platform for academic research. Articles, books and chapters can be read and downloaded free of charge and it currently hosts over 59 million articles, 25.000 journals and work by 26 million authors. Create your own tailored collectionScience Open allows users to create their own library collections to which they can add publications of [...]

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Introducing our new student assistant

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2020-01-15

Hello, I am Margaux and I’ll be joining the University of Huddersfield Press team this year. I’m a first-year PhD student, researching, in Applied Linguistics and more specifically conversation analysis. I did my MA in Applied Linguistics at Huddersfield and my BA in Liberal Arts and Sciences (cognitive neuroscience, computer science, statistics and linguistics) at University College [...]

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Fields: journal of Huddersfield student research is now indexed in the Directory of Open Access Journals

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2019-10-15

We are very excited to announce that, following the successful submission of 4 journals to the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) earlier this year, we have now had the Fields journal accepted too, bringing our total to 5 journals indexed in DOAJ! We are very proud of this, showing that Fields: journal of Huddersfield student research publishes high quality research using a [...]

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Family History Month

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2019-10-01

October is Family History Month, and here at the University of Huddersfield Press we are proud to be part of the thriving local history scene in Huddersfield. We have a great collection of history-based research for you to indulge in, and to perhaps learn something new this Family History Month. Margaret Stansfield’s ‘Huddersfield’s Roll of Honour 1914-1922’ , serves as a detailed account [...]

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Brand new edition of Anthropocosmic Theatre published in print and open access

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2019-09-26

It has been a long wait for the beautiful new edition of Anthropocosmic Theatre. First published in 1996, this 2nd edition is updated, with new chapters and translated content.Available in a beautiful printed copy, or as an open access download, we are excited to announce the launch of this stunning creative and collaborative work. Order your print copy Download an open access copy We caught [...]

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New journals accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2019-08-13

We are very excited to announce that, after a lot of hard work at the University of Huddersfield Press offices, and a lot of very helpful guidance, we now have 4 journals accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)! We would like to say a big thank you to the DOAJ team for being helpful and supportive throughout the process, and we are very happy to see these high quality, [...]

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The Invisible Woman: How Henrietta Schwann helped shape the history of female working class education

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2019-08-05

The old saying, ‘women should be seen, not heard’, seems archaic in today’s society. And yet the silencing of women’s voices and opinions is something we see in today’s world on a regular basis. Decisions made by politicians about women’s rights over their own bodies, and the escalating levels of abuse prominent female figures face online, are both proof that there are still those who work to [...]

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What role does ambient music have in society and in musical culture? A new book explores how the genre has developed over the last 40 years

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2019-07-30

Today sees the release of a brand new book looking at how the genre of ambient music has developed over the last 40 years. Music Beyond Airports: Appraising Ambient MusicContributions by: Monty Adkins, Axel Berndt, Lisa Colton, Simon Cummings, Ambrose Field, Ulf Holbrook, Justin Morey, Richard Talbot, David ToopISBN10-13 eBook: 1862181616Print: 9781862181618Buy a print copyDownload the open [...]

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Twenty-First Century 'Top Girls' - re-reading a 1982 feminist play in the wake of current affairs

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2019-07-22

“Women and fiction remain, so far as I am concerned, unsolved problems.” Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own (1929) Carly Churchill’s Top Girls was first performed in 1982 at the Royal Court theatre in London, directed by Max Stafford Clark. When re-reading Top Girls, now a glowing example of how Churchill’s work remains and [...]

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