Seventh university presses convention seeks to build on sector’s broad appeal

Occupying a unique place in the publishing ecosystem, many university presses are achieving crossover hits. But balancing that with their bread and butter can be a challenge. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 19:31:14 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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University of Georgia Press Acquires NewSouth Books

The University of Georgia Press has acquired NewSouth Books, the independent trade publisher based in Montgomery, Ala. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Manchester University Press snaps up first book by DJ Paulette

Manchester University Press has landed the first “remarkable” book from DJ Paulette, Welcome to the Club: The Life and Lessons of a Black Woman DJ.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-11 14:56:43 UTC ]
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University presses join forces for equality framework

The UK and Ireland’s major university presses have launched a new framework for collaboration, EvenUP, committed to inclusive practices.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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University presses report robust year despite challenges of the pandemic

University presses have had to adapt to the challenges brought on by Covid-19 and delays in the supply chain but many are making the most of new opportunities.     Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-26 19:13:57 UTC ]
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Williams takes University of Wales Press into second century with ambitious plans

The University of Wales Press, which is gearing up to toast its centenary in 2022, has two titles celebrating the landmark and plans to launch a ‘start-up’ from within its operations. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-26 05:37:28 UTC ]
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Princeton University Press moves to North Oxford

Princeton University Press’ European office has moved from the town of Woodstock, Oxfordshire, to Banbury Road in North Oxford.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Can University Presses Keep Up with the Times?

As University Press Week turns 10, leaders of the Association of University Presses ask its members to take stock of how the nonprofit, mission-centered publishing community has changed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Princeton University Press joins forces with de Rham for gravity exploration

Princeton University Press has acquired world English rights, including audio, to Claudia de Rham’s The Beauty of Falling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-18 07:35:43 UTC ]
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Cambridge University Press & Assessment acquires CogBooks

Cambridge University Press & Assessment has acquired CogBooks, an online technology company which specialises in adaptive courseware.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-09 18:13:45 UTC ]
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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

[ The Guardian | 2021-06-09 14:27:25 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Demary Vows to Build Upon Soft Skull Press's Success

Mensah Demary, who worked alongside Yuka Igarashi at Catapult since its early days, vows to broaden Soft Skull Press's reach after being promoted to editor-in-chief. He replaces Igarashi, who moved on to Graywolf Press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-10 18:22:56 UTC ]
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Oxford University Press Puts Its Full ‘World Classics’ List Online

'In the last year, we've really seen the importance of reliable digital products' amid the constraints of the pandemic, says David Clark. The post Oxford University Press Puts Its Full ‘World Classics’ List Online appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-15 21:53:45 UTC ]
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