Scholarly Publishing: University of Chicago Press Launches Chicago Scholarship Online on UPSO Platform
From a UPSO Announcement:
The University of Chicago Press has launched on the University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) platform. The University of Chicago Press is the tenth press to join UPSO since its launch in September 2011.
The launch of Chicago Scholarship Online adds 290 new titles to the site in 5 subject areas – Biology, Economics and Finance, Literature and Sociology, plus a new module for UPSO – Education.
This brand new content includes key works from eminent authors, and a range of best-selling titles. Notable books from Chicago’s launch content include; The Amboseli Elephants by Cynthia J. Moss, Economics for Humans by Julie A. Nelson, and The Sound of Poetry / The Poetry of Sound by Marjorie Perloff.
Further content from the University of Chicago Press will be added to UPSO in March 2013 in the following subject areas; Anthropology, Classical Studies, Economics and Finance, Education, History, Law, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, Society and Culture, and Sociology, adding over 400 new titles to the collection.
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