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20 January 2012 / Digital and Innovations
United Kingdom

University Publishing Online adds a further six academic presses to its portfolio

Cambridge University Press is pleased to announce the addition of six more academic presses to its University Publishing Online (UPO) platform.

2012 will see the addition of content from Anthem Press, Boydell & Brewer, Edinburgh University Press, Nottingham University Press, Pickering & Chatto and the University of Adelaide Press.

Launched in October 2011, University Publishing Online provides access to thousands of titles from scholarly Presses around the world, accessible through quick, powerful search and browse functionality.

Anthem Press are scheduled to launch in March with 125 titles across a broad range of subjects, from drama and theatre to policy and international relations through to medicine.

The Boydell & Brewer Group publish across the humanities, including history and the arts and is scheduled to launch with over 400 titles. With specialist lists in African, Hispanic and German studies (under the imprints James Currey, Tamesis and Camden House), it has an established partnership with the University of Rochester Press.

Edinburgh University Press will initially make around 210 titles available in May across 16 subjects within the humanities and social sciences and fields across all scientific, technical and medical areas.

Nottingham University Press publish across a wide range of scientific subjects, from animal science to scientific communication and are scheduled to launch around April/May with 44 titles.

Pickering & Chatto will have over 370 titles available on UPO, covering humanities and social sciences subjects from philosophy and religion to economics, finance and business.

The University of Adelaide Press are continuing to build a wide range of titles across all H&SS and STM disciplines and will have 16 titles available initially.

With the addition of these publishers University Publishing Online will offer over 14,000 titles from ten global presses.

"We are very pleased to join University Publishing Online. This is our first opportunity to showcase our eBook offering distinctly from other publishers while still benefitting from the market presence and expertise of Cambridge University Press."

- James Powell, Managing Director, Pickering & Chatto Publishers

To view UPO, go to www.universitypublishingonline.org

ENDS

Notes to Editors:

Media contacts

For further information, please contact Hannah Gregory on +44(0)1223 325544 or email press@cambridge.org. If you are located in North or South America, please contact Erin Igoe on +1 212-337-5955, or email eigoe@cambridge.org.

About Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge. Dedicated to excellence, its purpose is to further the University's objective of advancing knowledge, education, learning, and research.

Its extensive 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.

Playing a leading role in today's international market place, Cambridge University Press has over 50 offices around the globe, and it distributes its products to nearly every country in the world.

For further information, please go to: www.cambridge.org

About University Publishing Online

University Publishing Online provides libraries with eBooks and related database products from a variety of academic publishers worldwide. Building on the established, highly successful Cambridge Books Online platform, users have immediate access to over 14,000 front and backlist titles, accessible through quick, powerful search and browse functionality. University Publishing Online allows users to search within the available content of all ten presses, maximising results and offering access to research materials of the highest standard.

Users are able to search across all University Publishing Online content or limit their search to selected publishers. The search facility also encompasses Cambridge Journals Online (Cambridge's extensive journals platform), providing users with access to hundreds of the latest academic, research-rich publications. Institutions are able to make collection or title-by-title purchases from a single publisher or mix-and-match across all of the publishers on the platform.

For further information about University Publishing Online, please go to www.universitypublishingonline.org

 

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