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University of Huddersfield Press launches a new collaboration with Informit.

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.

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

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

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)

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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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

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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Welcome to Rebecca - our new student helper

Welcome to Rebecca - our new student helper

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2019-01-30

Hi everyone, I’m delighted to be a part of the University press team, working as the new student helper. I’m currently a third year English Literature with Creative Writing student, but as part of the team I’ll be organising social media posts and advertising, and writing blog posts (hopefully better than this one). I’m quite a creative person, so after my studies, I would like to venture into [...]

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Fields journal: opportunities for Huddersfield students to get published

Fields journal: opportunities for Huddersfield students to get published

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2019-01-29

Are you an undergraduate student who is interested in submitting your work to a professional research journal? Fields: journal of Huddersfield student research is a yearly publication, which showcases outstanding research from all seven schools within the university. Submissions can be in the form of a journal article or even a collection of poetry, music scores, photographs or a case [...]

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New issue of the Journal of Performance and Mindfulness

New issue of the Journal of Performance and Mindfulness

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2019-01-29

The new issue of our popular journal Performance and Mindfulness has arrived! The new issue focuses on the importance of spirituality within dramatic performance and asks for its readers to re-think individual meditation. It considers how meditation and Buddhist practices are important in the execution of the dramatic arts. This issue is a fantastic read for those who are [...]

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New Editor for Crime, Security and Society

New Editor for Crime, Security and Society

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2019-01-08

Dr Anna Williams has taken over as the new Editor of Crime, Security and Society. Their latest issue was published in December 2018 . I was delighted to have taken over the Editorship of the Crime, Security and Society journal from Dr Jason Roach earlier this year. I am currently Principal Enterprise Fellow (equivalent to Reader) in Forensic Anthropology and Deputy [...]

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University of Huddersfield Press first to launch with Janeway - a new open source publishing platform for open access research

University of Huddersfield Press first to launch with Janeway - a new open source publishing platform for open access research

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2018-11-28

We are excited and proud to be the first university press to officially launch on the new Janeway publishing platform - all our publications are now available open access on the new platform, which offers a beautifully designed and highly intuitive reader and author experience. Working with the Open Library of Humanities Today is the culmination for over 12 months of hard work [...]

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New book! Soundings: documentary film and the listening experience

New book! Soundings: documentary film and the listening experience

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2018-07-23

We are delighted today to announce the publication of our newest book, a beautifully written collection edited by Geoffrey Cox and John Corner: Soundings: documentary film and the listening experience Buy the paperback version Download the open access version It has been a privilege to work with Geoffrey and John on this fascinating collection of essays, and we asked them to [...]

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Politics and society in contemporary fiction - author interview with Ruby Cowling

Politics and society in contemporary fiction - author interview with Ruby Cowling

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-11-20

Ruby Cowling is one of the authors published in our collection of poetry and prose, I You He She It , published earlier this year. In this blog post she talks about how fiction writing can be an outlet for your own viewpoints, but also a way to explore societal issues. Something to say? Tell a story In my current work-in-progress, a novel, I have found myself [...]

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New issue of the Journal of Creative Music Systems

New issue of the Journal of Creative Music Systems

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-09-19

We are excited to announce the second Volume of the Journal of Creative Music Systems is now out to read online. There are some great articles in this issue covering a range of exciting research including dance-driven music, models using deep learning and creative computer systems. All the articles are open access so can be read for free online. JCMS Volume 2 Issue 1 [...]

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Author spotlight: solving power issues in engineering

Author spotlight: solving power issues in engineering

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2017-04-11

Engineering student Nick Horne has recently published an article about his research in our student research journal Fields. We caught up with him for a chat about his work and his experiences getting published. How would you explain your research to someone new to the subject? I would explain my research as a methodical approach to an engineering problem, starting with [...]

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