Entries Tagged as 'University Press'

Open Access eBooks: Part Three – DOAB

October 24th, 2012 · 2 Comments

To honor open access week, I’ll be highlighting a different open access eBook platform each day.  The purpose is to create awareness of various open access ebook collections.   If you have collections to suggest, please let me know. The Directory of Open Access Books – The DOAB – is a service of the OAPEN Foundation. […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Collection Development · Discovery · Interfaces/Platforms · Open Access · Publishing · University Press

Open Access eBooks: Part One, the OAPEN

October 22nd, 2012 · 1 Comment

To honor open access week, I’ll be highlighting a different open access eBook platform each day.  The purpose is to create awareness of various open access ebook collections.   If you have collections to suggest, please let me know.   The OAPEN OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks) is a collaborative initiative to develop […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Collection Development · Interfaces/Platforms · Open Access · Publishing · Reference Publishing · University Press

PDA and the University Press, a final project report from Joseph Esposito

October 16th, 2012 · Comments Off

Joseph Esposito has been studying the  patron driven acquisition business model with university presses for the last year. He blogs about it regularly at the Scholarly Kitchen.  Today, the final report has been released and is available online.  He has a nice summary of the study in a blog post as well.

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Collection Development · Patron Driven Acquisition · University Press

Oxford’s UPSO partners with Stanford University Press

October 8th, 2012 · Comments Off

From an OUP press release, October 8, 2012 STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS IS NEWEST PARTNER TO MAKE SCHOLARLY MONOGRAPH CONTENT AVAILABLE VIA THE UPSO PLATFORM FROM OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Stanford, October 8, 2012—Stanford University Press is pleased to announce it will partner with Oxford University Press (OUP) to launch Stanford Scholarship Online on OUP’s University Press […]

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Portico and Project MUSE partner on eBook preservation

September 26th, 2012 · Comments Off

September 25, 2012 – New York, NY Portico and Project MUSE are pleased to announce that they are partnering to secure the long-term preservation of e-books published online in MUSE through the University Press Content Consortium (UPCC). Working together, Project MUSE and Portico will ensure that the e-book offerings of the UPCC—73 presses and more […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Preservation · Press Releases · University Press · Vendor News

University of Chicago Press to partner with Oxford University Press on the UPSO platform

August 8th, 2012 · Comments Off

Chicago, August 8, 2012—University of Chicago Press is pleased to announce it will partner with Oxford University Press (OUP) to launch Chicago Scholarship Online on OUP’s University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) platform to take advantage of a fully enabled XML environment with cutting-edge search and discovery functionality*. “The University of Chicago Press is excited to […]

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Ingram adds new titles from seven university presses to MyiLibrary

June 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

From an Ingram press release sent  a couple days ago: NASHVILLE, TN – As public, academic and professional libraries expand and develop digital offerings for patrons, more University Presses are working with Ingram and its comprehensive MyiLibrary® e-book platform to expand the reach of content to more readers worldwide. The most recent university presses that […]

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Books at JSTOR to launch in November

June 19th, 2012 · Comments Off

JSTOR is pleased to announce that Books at JSTOR will be live in November 2012. Books at JSTOR will feature more than 14,000 scholarly monographs from leading academic presses, and will be fully integrated with the more than 1,600 current and archival journals on JSTOR, including links to and from book reviews. An initial title […]

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Directory of Open Access Books launches in Europe

March 5th, 2012 · Comments Off

The Hague, February 29, 2012 A new service for Open Access Monographs: the Directory of Open Access Books. OAPEN is pleased to announce a new service for Open Access monographs: the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB). DOAB will provide a searchable index to peer-reviewed monographs and edited volumes published under an Open Access business […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · New Products · Open Access · Publishing · University Press

University Presses and eBooks: A New Horizon

February 2nd, 2012 · Comments Off

ONLINE magazine has a new column called Ebook Buzz.  The column, written by Sue Polanka, features a discussion of university presses and eBooks.  From the text: “What’s the buzz about? EBook Buzz, ONLINE’s newest column, will discuss and debate the advances of ebooks in libraries and scholarly publishing. EBook Buzz will explore varied topics from a […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Articles of Interest · Business Models/Pricing · Enhanced eBooks · Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · University Press · Vendor News