Category Archives: publishing

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, You know what you need? Books about stuff people care … Continue reading

University Press Week is celebrated worldwide from November 8-14. The week is designed to draw attention to the great scholarly publishing work that challenges boundaries and stimulates thought. During Press Week the Association of American University Presses is hosting some online events … Continue reading

It may be National Split Pea Soup Week, but it is time to put the green mash aside and get on the good foot. What foot? University Press Week, 2015, the boldest and ice coldest UPW of them all. UPs around the world … Continue reading

University Press Week has been around since 1978. This week we’re joining other AAUP members to scholarly publishing concurrent with the first annual Academic Book Week (Nov. 9-16, 2015), a program of the UK-based Academic Book of the Future project. But … Continue reading

One of the wonderful things about independent bookstores is the opportunity for discovery. Is there a better feeling than walking among rows of texts and spying that one spine that calls out to be read? Whatever might pique interest—from an evocative … Continue reading

This year the Association of American University Presses gather online and on campuses around the world for University Press Week from November 8-14, 2015. The AAUP is celebrating scholarly publishing concurrent with the first annual Academic Book Week (Nov. 9-16, … Continue reading

This fall University of Illinois Press Journals is publishing the first in a series of e-books that bring together related journal content into a single volume. The Common Threads series of e-books allow the reader to experience several thematically-related scholarly articles … Continue reading

The latest 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

To further observe Banned Book Week, we wanted to turn on readers of the Large Blog to one of our studies on the book banning phenomenon. In Citizen Critics: Literary Public Spheres. Rosa A. Eberly takes a look at book-related controversies She … Continue reading

A recent article in Slate made it clear: the battle is won. We no longer have to fear book banning. It is a rare phenomenon, in America, at least, and true bannings—as opposed to, say, a parent opting out of reading … Continue reading