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Cambridge University Press and North American Conference on British Studies announce new partnership
Cambridge University Press has announced that it will publish the Journal of British Studies on behalf of the North American Conference on British Studies, from January 2013.
The official publication of the North American Conference on British Studies (NACBS), the JBS has positioned itself over fifty years as one of the critical resources for scholars of British culture, from the Middle Ages to the present.
The JBS now partners with Cambridge, forging a joint commitment to foster the best in scholarship and offer the best in publishing services to an international community of researchers.
The Journal of British Studies will continue to combine peer-reviewed original research papers and book reviews by renowned international scholars, using both established and emerging approaches to present their ideas on British society, history, politics, law, literature, art, economics, and sociology. The journal will be available in print and electronic formats. Volumes 1 through to 50 will be included in the Cambridge Journals Digital Archive, as will the complete archive of Albion, a complimentary journal formerly published by the NACBS.
"We are delighted to partner with Cambridge University Press to publish the Journal of British Studies. Our mission is to provide scholarship on Britain and its past that is of the highest quality and reaches the widest possible audience, and we know that Cambridge shares that dedication. We look forward to a long and fruitful relationship," said Dane Kennedy, President, North American Conference on British Studies.
"We are privileged to have been entrusted with the future of the Journal of British Studies and we look forward to working with the dedicated editorial team to bring the journal to a broad global audience," said Simon Ross, Managing Director of Cambridge Journals. "We can offer the Journal of British Studies a bright future as part of one of the world's leading academic journals lists, extending the best in platform technology to all NACBS members and subscribers."
The Journal of British Studies will be hosted on Cambridge's cutting-edge electronic platform, Cambridge Journals Online, which will provide increased usability, functionality, and many new features to enhance and optimize article usage.
Notes to Editors:
For further information, go to: http://journals.cambridge.org/JBritStud
Publicity contact: Daniel Pearce, Commissioning Editor, HSS Journals | firstname.lastname@example.org
About the North American Conference on British Studies (NACBS)
The North American Conference on British Studies (NACBS) is a scholarly society dedicated to all aspects of the study of British civilization. The NACBS sponsors the Journal of British Studies as well as online publications, an annual conference, several academic prizes, graduate fellowships, and undergraduate essay contests. While the largest single group of its members teach British history in colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, the NACBS has significant representation among specialists in literature, art history, politics, law, sociology, and economics. Its membership also includes many teachers at universities in countries outside North America, secondary school teachers, and independent scholars.
For further information, go to: www.nacbs.org
About Cambridge Journals
Cambridge University Press publishes over 300 peer-reviewed journals, including journals published on behalf of over 100 learned societies, which form the latest in research and discovery across a range of topics. Many of these journals are the leading academic publications in their fields and together they form one of the most valuable and comprehensive collections of research available today.
Across the world, Cambridge Journals are available in print and online – keeping scientists, researchers, and scholars abreast of crucial developments in research.
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About Cambridge University Press
Cambridge University Press is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge. Its purpose is to further the University's objective of advancing learning, knowledge and research. Its peer-reviewed publishing lists comprise over 40,000 titles covering academic research, professional development, over 300 research journals, school-level education, English language teaching and bible publishing.