Unesp Hits 50,000 Downloads of Free University Press E-books

In Global Trade Talk by Guest Contributor

By Maria Fernanda Rodrigues This post comes from our sister site, PublishNews Brazil: The university press Fundação Editora Unesp joined the digital era by going beyond merely digitizing its books: in March 2010, it released a free digital collection of unpublished papers and thesis written by its teachers and students. During the last year Unesp registered 50,000 downloads of the …

Association of European University Presses Launches

In Global Trade Talk by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson During the Frankfurt Book Fair, the formation of the Association of European University Presses (AEUP) was announced. “Despite the great variety amounts European university presses,” said Marike Schipper of Leuven University Press in her keynote presentation during the launch, the goal of the AEUP is to address issues specific to Europe “with the help of a shared …