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New Releases

It’s been four months since our last round-up post. In that time, we’ve been hard at work publishing new content, which you can check out below (you might want to grab a cup of coffee or tea–there is much to peruse!), as well as a brand-new journal. We’re looking forward to new projects on the horizon and to the beginning of the semester in just a couple of weeks!

  • The Journal of the Southern Association for Information Systems (JSAIS) released Volume 2, Issue 1 (Summer 2014). JSAIS a peer-reviewed, open-access journal that publishes scholarly articles on all aspects of information systems and is the official publication of the Southern Association for Information Systems.
  • Michigan Quarterly Review released the Summer and Fall 2013 issues online. Each issue of MQR becomes freely available online six months after it is distributed in print.
  • Philosopher’s Imprint, the open access philosophy series, released 18 new papers.
  • ARKIVOC, the open access organic chemistry journal, released 36 new and updated articles. Articles from ARKIVOC are freely available  for all to read or download.
  • A new issue of the Journal of Anthropological Research was published. JAR 70.2 features a tribute to anthropologist Peter D’Arcy Harrison (1937-2013), four new articles, and numerous reviews of new publications. This publication is available in full to subscribers only, but anyone may search the journal archive, view results, and purchase individual articles as PDFs.
  • Open Humanities Press (an international, scholar-run publishing collective) released three new titles: Stolen Future, Broken Present: The Human Significance of Climate Change by David A. Collings, Ontological Catastrophe: Žižek and the Paradoxical Metaphysics of German Idealism by Joseph Carew, and Architecture in the Anthropocene: Encounters Among Design, Deep Time, Science and Philosophyedited by Etienne Turpin.
  • Política común released volume 5, the 2014 issue. PC is a bilingual (English-Spanish) open access journal accepting submissions engaged in the task of rethinking the projection of Hispanic Studies in the current global academic field.
  • Human Figurations released issue 3.2, which contains six new articles and several book reviews. Human Figurations focuses on sociology and other disciplines.
  • Feminist Studies published a new issue. From the preface, this issue of Feminist Studies “brings nuanced and critical perspectives to the topic of food and ecology, focusing both on global campaigns for gender justice regarding food and natural resources and on some unintended consequences of feminist ecological activism.” FS is available in its entirety to subscribers, but anyone can search or browse the journal and purchase PDFs of individual articles.
  • Our newest publication, Ergo, an open access journal of philosophy, is freely available for everyone to read on the web under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND license. Volume I launched with four original articles. Read more here.
  • The Journal of Muslim Mental Health published issue 8.1, which features six original articles. JMMH is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes research and clinical material relating to the mental health of Muslims in the United States and globally. It freely available online to read or download.
  • A new issue of The Journal of Electronic Publishing, Michigan Publishing’s flagship journal, is now available. JEP 17.2 focuses on education and training for 21st century publishers, with topics ranging from library publishing, university presses, and graduate training, as well as several book reviews. This issue of JEP also features which allows readers to make inline annotations and comments on all JEP articles.
  • The Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (MJCSL) released issue 19.2, the latest electronic back issue from Spring 2013. This issue includes nine new articles, which cover topics from faculty community engagement to service-learning in the fields of computer and information sciences. MJCSL makes past issues available for free online. Current material is available in hard copy through a subscription.
  • Music and Politics released issue 7.2. MP is an open access, peer-reviewed electronic journal first published in 2007 and is published online twice per year. The Summer 2013 issue features four articles, as well as book reviews.
  • The Trans Asia Photography Review (TAP) published Volume 4, Issue 2, entitled In Translation. With support from the NEH Challenge Endowment at Hampshire College, TAP was able to commission the translation of four articles, written originally in Bengali, Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese. In addition to the translated essays, the TAP Review spring 2014 issue features two curatorial projects, each of which loosely relates to the idea of translation. TAP is published by Hampshire College in collaboration with MPublishing and is open to online readers.
  • Seven new translations were added to The Encyclopedia of Diderot & d’Alembert Collaborative Translation Project over the course of the summer. The Encyclopedia is an ongoing collaborative effort of volunteer translators to translate a selection of more than 70,000 original articles. This site has been designed to provide translations of articles from the Encyclopédie edited by Denis Diderot and Jean le Rond d’Alembert in the 18th century to teachers, students, and other interested English-language readers.

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