New Article: “The Past, Present, and Future of American University Presses: A View From the Left Coast”
The following article was recently published in a special issue of Learned Publishing titled, “The University Press Redux.” All articles in this issue are open access.
The Past, Present, and Future of American University Presses: A View From the Left Coast
University of California Press
Volume 29, Issue S1 (2016)
- American university presses have proved remarkably resilient but now face a daunting set of internal and external challenges.
- At the heart of university press challenges is the future of the monograph – critical to scholarship, resistant to change, and declining in sales volume.
- Internal pressures on presses to be more accountable and self-sustaining are growing.
- Presses are beginning to address current challenges – individually and collectively – with energy and optimism and a renewed level of collaboration.
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.