Category Archives: publishing

Once again, the U. of Illinois Press is hosting the Association of American University Presses’s 2017 Book, Jacket, and Journal Show. Held in the UIP Grand Ballroom, the touring show stops every year in Champaign-Urbana to display those examples of the designer’s art … Continue reading

Enjoy another in our series of posts on how university presses and other small publishing concerns can enjoy greater financial security by creating new revenue streams. The introductory post is here. A second post is here. There’s another one here. Years ago in Vancouver, … Continue reading

Join us on April 20 in room 106 Library for an insightful discussion on various opportunities and avenues for publishing at University of Illinois. A panel of experts from the University of Illinois Press, eTexts at Illinois, the Scholarly Commons … Continue reading

Book lovers enjoy writing/talking about the sanctity of books. The tactile pleasure. The superiority of the physical object to the ethereal electronic version. The knowledge. The immersive experience. The old friend thing. But the time comes when every bibliophile must face … Continue reading

From yesterday’s press release: March 6, 2017 (New York, NY)—Oxford University Press (OUP) is pleased to announce the addition of two new partner presses to its University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) platform. The University of Illinois Presswill go live on … Continue reading

Meet the UI Press is a recurring feature that delves into issues affecting academic publishing, writing, education, and related topics. Today, industry advice columnist The Bolshevik answers your questions. Dear Bolshevik, The other day it occurred to me that literacy is … Continue reading

Meet the UI Press is a recurring feature that delves into issues affecting academic publishing, writing, education, and related topics. Today, industry advice columnist The Bolshevik answers your questions. Dear Bolshevik, With the amazing recent changes in the political landscape, does … Continue reading

University presses, as a rule, pay a lot of attention to their communities. That may take the form of publishing titles on their regions, or their own schools. No end of UP books go into organizing—for women, minority groups, labor, … Continue reading

Yesterday, as part of our #ReadUP campaign celebrating University Press Week, a Justice League of academic publishing and book industry pros hosted a live YouTube webinar on various aspects of the U Press experience. Moderated by Fredric Nachbaur, director at Fordham … Continue reading

Back before the Internet, people relied on comic books and pulp magazines for self-improvement. Charles Atlas challenged generations of boys, and a few girls, to get buff and deal with that bully who kicked sand in his/her face. Ads in … Continue reading