Presses

Unlikely Haven for Humanities Publishing

U. of Houston-Victoria, home to a host of scholarly publications and activities, is an emerging intellectual destination (albeit one whose coordinates not everyone knows yet).

Could a Press End Up on Chopping Block?

Fears of Utah State University's scholarly publishing arm illustrate the vulnerability of academic publishing in a year of massive budget cuts.

Pirates vs. University Presses

Entire scholarly books are starting to appear -- without permission -- on Web sites that flaunt their violation of traditional copyright laws.

Farewell to the Printed Monograph

U. of Michigan Press plans dramatic move in scholarly publishing, shifting to a digital model -- with hopes of being able to increase production of important, non-commercial research.

Change or Die?

At meeting of scholarly presses, directors trade stories about layoffs, consider ways to better connect themselves to their universities and hear some dire warnings.

Brand New, Again

University libraries are teaming up with presses to scan and reprint rare books from their collections.

Survival -- Through Open Access

Utah State University Press, which faced threat of elimination, will continue to operate as a scholarly publisher, but with a new model.

A College Press Run By Undergrads

A Vermont college creates a publishing enterprise for students, by students.

The Research Trust

Think of it as Oprah’s Book Club for scholars.

Academics may cringe at the comparison, but that is essentially the idea behind the Oxford Bibliographies Online: Someone you trust telling you what, among endless options, you should read -- in classics, criminology, Islamic studies, social work, or any of the other 50 areas of study the Oxford University Press plans to add to the new online reference guide by the end of 2015.

SMU Suspends Its University Press

Southern Methodist University is suspending the operations of its university press -- a move that has angered faculty members and other supporters of the institution's publishing arm.

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