Western Michigan University’s Medieval Institute Publications announces a marketing partnership with De Gruyter, as Cambridge University Press sees digital reaching ‘close to 40 percent of total sales.’
The 10-year-old Düsseldorf University Press is acquired by Berlin’s De Gruyter, while a US independent publisher of Mo Yan and Octavio Paz is to be distributed by Simon & Schuster.
Princeton University Press announces its PUP Audio division with four frontlist titles for the fall. And Penguin Random House Ireland partners with the charity Fighting Words on a student anthology.
As it reaches its third anniversary, UCL Press declares its open access–only model a success, calling it as transformational today as ‘the invention of movable type printing.’
When you ask leading university press personalities, the phrase you keep hearing about the ‘sheer joy’ of attending trade shows is?—’face-to-face.’
Mexico’s Base tres consultancy connects book professionals within Latin America and from outside the region, helping them understand this evolving market.
University Press Week runs November 8-14. This handy infographic summarizes all you need to know about this dynamic segment of the publishing industry.
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the digital era by going beyond merely digitizing its books: in March 2010, it released a free digital collection of unpublished papers and thesis written by its teachers and students.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 …
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 …