Entries Tagged as 'University Press'

University Press Online adds six new partners

January 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

From a Cambridge press release: Cambridge University Press is pleased to announce the addition of six more academic presses to its University Publishing Online (UPO) platform. 2012 will see the addition of content from Anthem Press, Boydell & Brewer, Edinburgh University Press, Nottingham University Press, Pickering & Chatto and the University of Adelaide Press. Launched […]

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Articles of Interest

January 13th, 2012 · Comments Off

Some numbers on the Kindle owners lending library and KDP – teleread.com B&N discounting Nooks with periodical subscriptions – marco.org Barnes & Noble to Offer Nook Discount to Subscribers of 2 publications – nytimes.com Launching the University Press Content Consortia – wordpress.com Guggenheim Museum Getting Into eBooks – mediabistro.com Reddit to Black Itself Out Next […]

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New Project MUSE Web Interface is Live for eBooks and Journals

January 5th, 2012 · Comments Off

Project MUSE just launched a new interface which features book and journal content on an integrated platform.  While not mentioned in the press release, the interface does appear to be searching content from 70 University Press partner publishers.  Project MUSE is the host for the UPCC – University Press Content Consortia. Here is more information […]

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Harvard University Press Partners with DeGruyter for eBook Sales

January 5th, 2012 · Comments Off

DeGruyter and Harvard University Press just announced a new collaboration.  DeGruyter will serve as a sales partner for HUP’s eBook collection, both front and backlist.  The titles will be available on DeGruyter’s recently released interface which integrates book, journal, and databank content.  More information on the announcement is in the press release at the bottom […]

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Portico to preserve Cambridge University Press eBooks

December 6th, 2011 · Comments Off

eBook preservation has been a hot topic of late.  There have been several presentations at Charleston and Internet Librarian about eBook preservation.  Additionally, Amy Kirchhoff from Portico wrote a chapter on eBook preservation for the forthcoming No Shelf Required 2 title.   Today, Cambridge University Press announced they will make an annual contribution to support […]

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Cambridge University Press launches University Publishing Online

November 1st, 2011 · Comments Off

Another option for university press eBooks and digital content has emerged, this time from Cambridge University Press.  Their new platform, University Publishing Online, launched today.  It currently offers over 13,000 front and backlist titles from 4 publishing partners (2 additional partners will be added in early 2012). Here is more from the press release: Cambridge […]

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UC Press to partner with OUP for California Scholarship Online

October 24th, 2011 · Comments Off

Hot off the presses today:  The University of California Press is pleased to announce it will partner with Oxford University Press to launch California Scholarship Online/CALSO on the University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) platform, taking advantage of a fully enabled XML ebook hosting environment with cutting edge search and discovery functionality.  California Scholarship Online will […]

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