Philosophia Scientiæ, an academic periodical published quarterly by the Laboratoire d'Histoire des Sciences et de Philosophie-Archives Henri Poincaré (UMR 7117/Université Nancy 2) since 1996, publishes research in the fields of epistemology, history, and the philosophy of sciences. It especially focusses on research into mathematics, physics and logic. It is also open to research focussing in other academic disciplines. Fifteen issues are already online on the journal’s website, including nine in open access. There are also special issues available in full text. Articles are in French or English.
New books and journals annoucements
02 September 2011
11 July 2011
Polis. Revista Latinoamericana aims to contribute to the development of an “open” university, where knowledge production is not the monopoly of an academic institution but is the collective task of the whole of society. Polis sets out to be a website for alternative reflection and research for new paradigms, and fresh proposals for analysis and in inter- and pluri-disciplinary knowledge. Polis is published three times yearly by the Université bolivarienne du Chili. It is referenced at national and international levels. For the opening of the journal’s website, four issues in full text and on open access will be available online. Contributions are mainly in Spanish.
The Collections électroniques de l’Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement launch their website30 June 2011
The aim of the Collections électroniques de l’Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement is to publish the finest research relating to emerging contemporary issues by young IHEID researchers. The collections are open to both French-speaking and English-speaking writers from a range of disciplines: law, economics, history, politics, anthropology and sociology. Articles published are positioned at the intersection between international relations and development studies. For the opening of the site, seven volumes of the eCahiers de l'Institut collection are accessible on open access. They present a selection of the work of young researchers. Priority is given to those with academic awards within the framework of their Masters research. There are also articles from established researchers, particularly inaugural lectures.
30 June 2011
In Situ. Revue des patrimoines offers an outlet for the heritage professions to publish their research into the knowledge, conservation and promotion of heritage. Created in 2004, the journal, published on open access by the French Culture and Communication Ministry, has now joined the Revues.org platform. The two latest issues are available. Previous issues will be published online in the months to come.
17 June 2011
The Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative electronic journal is produced by the Text Encoding Initiative Consortium. It publishes the proceedings of the Consortium’s annual meetings as well as theme issues focussing on the state of the art of electronic publishing, current trends in TEI encoding and new uses of TEI. The Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative is also a space for reflection into the role of technological norms in the digital humanities, including academic electronic publishing, linguistic analysis, the creation of corpuses and new domains such as mass digitisation and the semantic web. The first issue containing proceedings from 2008-2009, is available online in full text.
16 June 2011
The Pouvoirs dans la Caraïbe journal is produced by the Centre de recherche sur les pouvoirs locaux dans la Caraïbe (CRPLC, UMR-CNRS 8053) and publishes research focussing on overseas French societies and the Caribbean. The journal is tri-lingual – French, English and Spanish. Through its multidisciplinary approach it aims to examine the infinite diversity and complexity of cultures that generally receive scant attention. Seven issues are already online in full text on free access.