Category Archives: publishing

Meet the UI Press is a recurring feature that delves into issues affecting publishing. Today: Is it possible to be taken seriously as a scholar if you use exclamation points? Less snooty than the semicolon, less trendy than the hashmark, … Continue reading

Judy McCulloh, who worked at the University of Illinois Press for 35 years and was recognized for building our music and folklore lists during her tenure, died at home during the early morning of Sunday, July 13.  She had been … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press is looking for a Book Designer. Duties: Design interiors and covers/jackets (including art research) for university press books; typeset design-intensive books; review art programs; and design journals and promotional materials as needed. Requires bachelor’s degree … Continue reading

Towards the end of last year the Press welcomed three new faces to the staff. Now that we are well into 2014, it’s past time to introduce the new members of the Marketing, Acquisitions Editorial, and Journals departments. On October … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press seeks an energetic, well organized, detail-oriented assistant acquisitions editor to provide administrative support to two acquisitions editors. The successful candidate will be adept at tracking, prioritizing, and processing multiple time-sensitive projects, working independently, and communicating … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press has two positions open in its Marketing Department. Please follow the links below for more information. Catalog and Copywriting Coordinator The University of Illinois seeks a Catalog and Copywriting Coordinator to be responsible for writing … Continue reading

Cary Nelson, former president of the American Association of University Professors, talks to Inside Higher Ed about intellectual property rights on campus. “There’s no need for universities to own the online course you create,” Nelson said. “All the university needs … Continue reading

The deadline for the NWSA-University of Illinois Press First Book Prize is June 1! The National Women’s Studies Association and the University of Illinois Press are pleased to announce a competition for the best dissertation or first book manuscript by a … Continue reading

Forbes.com investigates the current e-book lending situation at public libraries in an article titled The Wrong War Over eBooks: Publishers vs. Libraries. The challenge to libraries is not insignificant.  Four of the six publishers are not providing eBooks to libraries … Continue reading

As a founding member, we are proud to celebrate 75 years of the American Association of University Presses and the contributions University Presses make to culture, academia, and an informed society with the first annual University Press Week (November 11-17, 2012). … Continue reading