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This autumn Southampton Digital Humanities celebrated one year since opening its doors to our staff and students. Reflecting back on its gestation and development, we believe that one of its great successes has been how it has proven to be a equal partnership between the Library and the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

UKSG news

How to get to the annual conference for free, plus a sponsored trip to the USA too! The exhibit for the conference has almost sold out, so you need to be quick and the latest upcoming events and Insights articles.

Forthcoming events

Effectively embedding blended learning plus our popular Licensing Skills seminar.

Industry news

JSTOR, part of the non-profit ITHAKA, and a cohort of leading university presses announced today Path to Open, a program to support the open access publication of new groundbreaking scholarly books that will bring diverse perspectives and research to millions of people.
The University of Kentucky Libraries have entered into a multi-year agreement with Skilltype for talent management across their seven branch library system, marking the 17th member of the association of research libraries to adopt Skilltype since 2020.
Authors from low-income and lower-middle income countries to be able to publish for free in Nature and the Nature research journals 
The PALOMERA project (Supporting the development of aligned policies for open access books and monographs) is funded for two years under the Horizon Europe: Reforming and enhancing the European R&I System.


BMJ announces the launch of a new research impact tool, BMJ Impact Analytics, developed in collaboration with pioneering start-up Overton. BMJ Impact Analytics is the only impact tool focused on health and social care.
Optica Publishing Group (formerly OSA) launched Optica Open today, a new preprint server dedicated to advancing optics and photonics around the globe. Preprints are publicly available, preliminary scholarly articles posted ahead of formal peer review and publication in a journal. Authors can conveniently transmit their Optica Open preprint submissions to an Optica Publishing Group journal or their journal submissions to the preprint server, a first for the optics and photonics community.
The new collections feature exclusive filmed productions of 80 operas by over 40 composers, from Berlioz to Wagner, with performances from world class opera houses including The Royal Opera House, Teatro Real, La Fenice, Glyndebourne, and more.