Article: “Mission Alignment: University Presses Versus Institutional Visions”
The following article was recently published by Learned Publishing.
Independent Consultant, Scholarly Communications
- There is no such thing as a ‘standard’ university press except to say that they all support their institutional missions to some extent.
- The mission of an academic institution is not always aligned with that of their press and adaptation is often required – from discipline to organization to outreach.
- There appears to be increasing alignment between the university library and the press with collaboration and sharing of resources and reporting.
- University presses spend a great deal of time engaging with their institution and balancing this with wider outreach.
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7 pages; PDF.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) 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. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.