From their press release:
For Immediate Release, October 23, 2008
Contact: Sigi Jöttkandt: +32 (0)2 792 7346
Open Humanities Press
OPEN HUMANITIES PRESS: MORE JOURNALS PARTICIPATING – Joining the pioneering open access publisher this month are journals specializing in postcolonial literary studies, visual narrative and contemporary media culture.
The University of Alberta Libraries provides another great example of libraries becoming more directly involved in the scholarly publishing process on their campus. They are offering repository (DSpace), conference (OCS), and journal (OJS) publishing services.
Be sure to check out their Memorandum of Agreement between the library and the journals.
The list of related links in the sidebar is also very useful. Nice job.
Space is still available in many book, magazine, design and editing workshops at Canada's premier publishing education program: the SFU Summer Publishing Workshops in Vancouver.
Give yourself a career edge in publishing.
Applications are still being accepted for the Book Publishing
Immersion (July 6-19) , the Book Editing Immersion (July 27 - August 2) and the Book Cover Design Intensive (July 13-18) workshops.
In addition to the publishing resources described on an earlier blog, we are also interested in an your experiences in publishing -- what worked, what didn't, what was particularly challenging and how you overcame it, etc. These can be as long or as brief as you wish.
These stories would be of interest to anyone new to the field of publishing and would also promote PKP more broadly.
If we get enough of a response from the community, we would consider creating a "PKP Journal" to publish these shared experiences on a regular basis.
An OJS promoter and an academic sat down for a coffee. The academic had recently started an OJS journal but didn’t seem to have the same excitement as the OJS promoter.
"Isn’t it great! Its so easy to start a journal with OJS!" the OJS promoter said with a radiating glee.
"I suppose it easy to start a journal with OJS" the academic replied half-heartedly. "But, let me tell you about the time it takes to run a journal properly...".