Academia & Publishing

How “Second-Hand Libraries” Breathe New Life into Old Buildings

In the pursuit for sustainability, there’s no need to construct new buildings to create new libraries. From repurposed railway stations and supermarkets even to slaughterhouses, the potential to establish unique library spaces infused with character and community spirit is limitless.

Academia & Publishing

How De Gruyter’s New Open Source Font Came to Be

A new font will be used in De Gruyter’s journals and books from now on — one that can be used and shared free of charge, thanks to an open source license. We recently talked to the project managers Franziska Bühring and Florian Ruppenstein about the reasons for the change, which is part of De Gruyter’s open research strategy, and about the development process.

Academia & Publishing

De Gruyter’s 10th Open Access Book Anniversary: Alexandra Chiriac and Her Winning Title “Performing Modernism”

To mark the 10th anniversary of our first Open Access book publication, we launched a call for book proposals. One of the competition’s 10 winners is art and design historian Alexandra Chiriac. In a short interview, she introduces herself and her monograph.

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