University Presses and Collaboration

Publishers Grapple With Thorny Issues of Protecting Property and Going Digital – Publishing – The Chronicle of Higher Education. (Subscription required.)  This article reports on some of the sessions at the 2011 AAUP Annual Meeting.

The official theme was “The Next Wave: Toward a Culture of Collaboration.” Many panels examined different partnerships that university presses have lately made a priority. For instance, one session gave an overview of four ventures being developed to sell aggregations of university-press monographs to libraries by Project MUSE, JSTOR, Cambridge University Press, and Oxford University Press.

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