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Open access monographs are increasing the dissemination of documentary film research

Open access monographs are increasing the dissemination of documentary film research

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2018-10-25

As part of our blog series for Open Access Week 2018, we caught up with Geoffrey Cox, Editor of Soundings: documentary film and the listening experience , to chat about OA monograph publishing is changing the way documentary film research is discovered and read. Documentary film research The sharing of knowledge and discoveries is a fundamental of all scholarly research and [...]

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Open access publishing in pharmaceutical research

Open access publishing in pharmaceutical research

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2018-10-24

As part of our blog series for Open Access Week 2018, we caught up with Hamid Merchant, Editor of the British Journal of Pharmacy , to chat about how important and revolutionary OA publishing can be in the sciences. A fantastic piece of research can only be appreciated fully if it can be accessed and read freely across the globe.  Often healthcare issues of developing nations are [...]

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How is open access publishing changing the way we think about research?

How is open access publishing changing the way we think about research?

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2018-10-23

As part of our blog series for Open Access Week 2018, we caught up with Franc Chamberlain, Editor of Performance and Mindfulness , to chat about how advances in open access publishing are impacting the way we think about research. The impact of open access outside academia By making research from a wide range of disciplines available to me, Open Access enables me to broaden [...]

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Open Access Publishing - a handy infographic guide from the University of Huddersfield Press

Open Access Publishing - a handy infographic guide from the University of Huddersfield Press

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2018-10-23

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Open Access Week 2018 -what does open knowledge mean in education?

Open Access Week 2018 -what does open knowledge mean in education?

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2018-10-22

As part of our blog series for Open Access Week 2018, we caught up with Professor David Powell, Editor of Teaching in Lifelong Learning , to chat about what this year's theme, designing equitable foundations for open knowledge , means to him. This summer, I heard Professor Milena Dragićević Šešić, of the University of Arts, Belgrade, speaking about how ‘academic [...]

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Publishing open access research in healthcare

Publishing open access research in healthcare

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-10-18

As part of our our #OAWeek series we caught up with the Editor of the British Journal of Pharmacy , Hamid Merchant, to find out why he is so passionate about open access in healthcare research and what some of the challenges and achievements have been for the journal in its first year. Why is open access important in healthcare? Open access is the future of research! [...]

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Ways in which a writer approaches poetry

Ways in which a writer approaches poetry

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-10-17

Ford Dagenham is one our authors published in I You He She It – a collection of short stories and poems developed out of the Grist project. As part of #OAWeek we asked him to discuss his writing processes and and how he keeps himself on track when writing poetry. You can read the Grist collection online, open access here . You can read more around the author on [...]

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Finding your voice as a poet

Finding your voice as a poet

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-10-17

Tony Watts is an author published in our Grist collection of poetry and prose: I You He She It. As part of #OAWeek we asked Tony to talk about his writing processes and how other writers have influenced the way he approaches his work. I tend to describe my creative life as a state of permanent writer’s block occasionally interrupted by a poem.  I normally feel so uninspired that my [...]

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Exploring concepts in fiction writing for #OAWeek

Exploring concepts in fiction writing for #OAWeek

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-10-17

Martin Nathan is an author published in our Grist collection of poetry and prose: I You He She It. As part of #OAWeek we asked Martin to talk about the theory underpinning some of his current work. In this post he discusses the concept of narrative, or psychic distance, and how it can inform his writing. I have been exploring John Gardner’s concept of Narrative Distance or psychic [...]

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Author Spotlight: Dealing with 'writer's block'

Author Spotlight: Dealing with 'writer's block'

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-10-17

John Beresford is one our authors published in I You He She It - a collection of short stories and poems developed out of the Grist project. As part of #OAWeek we asked him to discuss his writing processes and and how he approached the challenge of a short story. You can read the Grist collection online, open access here . Dealing with 'writer's block' My [...]

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The Press joins OASPA just in time for #OAWeek

The Press joins OASPA just in time for #OAWeek

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-10-17

After a lot of hard work on our application and submission process, we are delighted to announce that we are now official members of OASPA - the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association. An international organisation with members including the Open Library of Humanities, Ubiquity, Portland Press, BMJ and Springer (to name just a few), OASPA is at the heart of the open access [...]

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Editing an open access student research journal

Editing an open access student research journal

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-10-17

Paul Ward is Professor of Modern British History and Head of the Department of History, English, Languages and Media at the University of Huddersfield. He is also the current Editor of Postgraduate Perspectives on the Past - our postgraduate research journal based in the History department. As part of #OAWeek we invited Paul to talk to us about his experiences of publishing [...]

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Open Access Week 2016

Open Access Week 2016

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2016-10-24

All this week we are celebrating open access research and publications as part of #OAWeek. We will be sharing links to events and discussions going on throughout the week, and also holding a special giveaway of some of our open access titles. Follow us on Twitter to get involved: @HudUniPress

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