‘Opening Up Our Work’: University Presses and Translation Rights

Translation rights are increasingly important to academic publishers. Representatives from two of the world’s oldest university presses explain why. The post ‘Opening Up Our Work’: University Presses and Translation Rights appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Opens Translation Funding For All Shortlisted Works in 2021

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announces six new translations from Arabic and offers translation grants for all its shortlisted titles. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Opens Translation Funding For All Shortlisted Works in 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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‘Race and Power’: The UK’s Cambridge University Press Opens Free Access

Hoping to 'not just voice outrage,' but also to 'provide research and data,' the oldest publisher offers expert writings in 'Race and Power.' The post ‘Race and Power’: The UK’s Cambridge University Press Opens Free Access appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Cambridge University Press opens up digital platform to rivals

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 13/07/2011 - 09:50 Cambridge University Press has launched a digital content platform for libraries which it says will become "one of the largest and most significant repositories of digital academic material in the world.” From October 2010,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Northern Illinois University Press Partners with Cornell University Press

In a partnership agreement that could serve as a model for academic publishing, Northern Illinois University Press will become an imprint of Cornell University Press beginning July 1. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Distribution: Edinburgh University Press and Oxford University Press Agree

Edinburgh University Press, the third largest university press in the U.K., has appointed Oxford University Press as its exclusive agent in North and South America and Canada beginning August 1, 2013. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Who should translate Amanda Gorman’s work? That question is ricocheting around the translation industry.

Writers and translators are debating how important it is for a translator’s identity to echo that of the author. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Policy Press and Bristol Uni create University of Bristol Press

Academic publisher Policy Press has joined with the University of Bristol to become the University of Bristol Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Right-Sizing—And Right-Buying: What’s Working At Indies

In the new book retail environment, bigger, in many cases, is not better. Having the right-sized store for a community and stocking the appropriate inventory, even if that means adding nonbook items, are keys to success today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New US Political Publisher, All Season Press, Announces Opening

Publishers formerly with Hachette and Simon & Schuster open politically conservative All Seasons Press 'to take head-on the cancel culture' decried by Trump's advocates. The post New US Political Publisher, All Season Press, Announces Opening appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Oxford University Press to end centuries of tradition by closing its printing arm

Falling sales blamed as 20 jobs axed in final chapter for history of printing in the city, which stretches back to the earliest days of book publishing Oxford University’s right to print books was first recognised in 1586, in a decree from the Star Chamber. But the centuries-old printing history... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Brandeis University Press Expands with UPNE Backlist

Brandeis University Press has acquired the University Press of New England's backlist, and plans to use the titles to support its own expansion into some genres that have been underserved since UPNE’s closure. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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14 Queer and BIPOC Books From Arsenal Pulp Press to Read Right Now

Arsenal Pulp Press is an indie publisher that focuses on queer and BIPOC books. Here are 14 titles to get you started reading their backlog! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Duke University Press Employees Look to Unionize

Employees at Duke University Press announced they have formed Duke University Press Workers Union, a new unit of The NewsGuild, in an effort to negotiate better compensation, longer family leave and other changes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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University Presses Are Overwhelmingly White

The Association of University Presses analyzed university press data from the most recent Diversity Baseline Survey of U.S. publishing from Lee & Low and found the university press segment severely lacking in diversity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Elsevier Strikes Historic Open Access Deal With University of California

The agreement comes more than two years after UC officials walked away from its subscription deal with Elsevier, demanding the publisher negotiate a fair transformative open access deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Springer Nature Acquires Paris’ Open Access Atlantis Press

Atlantis Press, a French publisher of conference proceedings, is bought by Germany's Springer Nature, which adds to its portfolio a platform that sees 1.5 million downloads monthly. The post Springer Nature Acquires Paris’ Open Access Atlantis Press appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Comma Press and Manchester Metropolitan University unveil Publishing Conference

Comma Press and Manchester Metropolitan University have revealed plans for the Publishing Conference 2021, a two-day online event taking place next month “to make the industry more transparent” for aspiring and early-career publishers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Applications to open for Frankfurt International Translators 2021

Applications will open in April for the Frankfurt International Translators knowledge exchange and networking programme for up to 25 translators of German-language literature.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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MacLehose Press scoops Norwegian 'rights sensation' thriller

MacLehose Press will publish “international rights sensation” domestic noir The Therapist by psychologist turned author Helene Flood. It will be the imprint’s lead thriller debut for 2021.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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