Day 2 of the #UPWeek Blog Tour is underway with posts on the future of scholarly communication

upweekThe focus of Day 2 of the University Press Week Blog Tour is “The Future of Scholarly Communications”. University Presses are engaged in a wide variety of new initiatives designed to acquire and publish meaningful scholarship in new and innovative ways and in partnerships with libraries, organizations, and other groups with vested interests in this area of what we do. Today we celebrate a few of these initiatives and take a peek at what the future holds for us all.

Duke University Press
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Priscilla Wald, Professor of English and Women’s Studies at Duke University, on the slow future of scholarly communication.
Harvard University Press
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Jeffrey Schnapp, faculty director of metaLAB (at) Harvard and editor of the new metaLABprojects book series, on the emerging currents of experimental scholarship for which the series provides a platform.
Stanford University Press
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Alan Harvey, Press Director, discusses the challenges presented by new technologies in publishing, and how the industry model is adapting to new reading-consumption habits.

Temple University Press
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Alex Holzman explores the partnerships university presses and libraries can forge as the means of communicating scholarship evolves.

University of Minnesota Press
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Editor Dani Kasprzak describes a new UMP initiative.
University of Texas Press
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Robert Devens, Assistant Editor-in-Chief for the University of Texas Press, on the future of scholarly communication.

University of Virginia Press
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Historian Holly Shulman, editor of The Dolley Madison Digital Edition and the forthcoming People of the Founding Era, looks at the need for university presses to adapt to new technologies, while ackowledging the difficulties of doing so.

The complete schedule for the blog tour is located here.

University Press Week begins today! Visit these tour stops to learn about who we are and what we do. #UPWeek

upweekThe focus of Day 1 of the University Press Week Blog Tour is “Meet the Press”. This can mean anything from introducing individuals who work at university presses to features on what university presses do and how we contribute to scholarly communication and, in many cases, general reading and knowledge.

McGill-Queen’s University Press
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Editors Jonathan Crago and Kyla Madden reflect on their university press experiences and what’s in the cards for MQUP’s future.
Penn State Press
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University of Illinois Press
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University of Hawai‘i Press
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UHP’s soon-to-retire journals manager reflects on a long and well-traveled career with stops at many presses.
University of Missouri Press
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University Press of Colorado
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Laura Furney, managing editor at University Press of Colorado has been with the press for 20 years and will describe her role in two recent developments.
University Press of Florida
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A report from a UPF acquisitions editor who is working to develop and grow innovative new subject areas.

The complete schedule for the blog tour is located here.

Princeton University Press’s best-selling books for the past week

These are the best-selling books for the past week.

 

k8967 Einstein and the Quantum: The Quest of the Valiant Swabian by A. Douglas Stone
k10054 The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality by Angus Deaton
k9687 The Founder’s Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup by Noam Wasserman
McCallSmith_Auden What W. H. Auden Can Do for You by Alexander McCall Smith
Helmreich_NewYork The New York Nobody Knows: Walking 6,000 Miles in the City by William B. Helmreich
Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age by W. Bernard Carlson Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age by W. Bernard Carlson
Mass Flourishing Mass Flourishing: How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change by Edmund Phelps
Stephenson_WarblerG The Warbler Guide by Tom Stephenson & Scott Whittle
k8967 On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt
How to Solve It: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method by G. Polya

Free #UPWeek event “Innovation in Scholarly Publishing”

upweekAs part of the celebration of University Press Week, Association of American University Presses is hosting a free online program “Innovation in Scholarly Publishing”, November 15 at 2:30 PM: http://shindig.com/event/innovation

Join speakers *William Germano*, Dean of Cooper Union, author, and former Editor in Chief of Columbia University Press, *Kathleen Fitzpatrick*, Director of Scholarly Communication at the Modern Language Association, and *Gita Manaktala*, Editorial Director at The MIT Press and moderator *Carlin Romano*, Critic-at-Large of/The Chronicle of Higher Education/, former President of the National Book Critics Circle, and a Guggenheim Fellow, for a discussion of the implications of recent technological and cultural shifts for the work of AAUP members and their authors.

More information and RSVP: http://shindig.com/event/innovation

Don’t forget that the University Press Week Blog Tour starts on Monday, November 11! Complete schedule is available here. Princeton University Press will contribute to the tour on Friday.

37 presses (including PUP!) will kick off University Press Week (November 10-16) with a blog tour #UPWeek

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Next month, the Association of American University Presses (AAUP) will celebrate University Press Week November 10-16. This week started back in the summer of 1978 when President Jimmy Carter proclaimed a University Press Week “in recognition of the impact, both here and abroad, of American university presses on culture and scholarship.”

In the spirit of partnership that pervades the university press community, Princeton University Press and 36 other presses will unite for the AAUP’s second annual blog tour during University Press Week. This tour will highlight the value of university presses and the contributions they make to scholarship and our society. Individual presses will blog on a different theme each day, including profiles of university press staff members, the future of scholarly communication, subject area spotlights, the importance of regional publishing, and the global reach of university presses.

The tour will run November 11-15, and comes to our blog on November 15, with a post by Press Director Peter Dougherty reflecting on his trip to the Frankfurt Book Fair. For a complete University Press Week blog tour schedule click here. And if you want to look back at what we did last year, you can re-read this fantastic interview with Dorothea von Moltke the owner of Labyrinth Books.

In addition to the blog tour, the AAUP and other member presses are planning several features and events for University Press Week. For more information, visit universitypressweek.org.

Stuart Mitchner on Princeton University Press: “The University Publisher”

Stuart Mitchner has a very nice piece on Princeton University Press in the most recent issue of Princeton Magazine, which includes mention of several recent books and authors. To give you a feel, here is the introductory paragraph:

Princeton University Press celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2005 with the publication of A Century in Books, which showcased 100 volumes that “best typify what has been most lasting, most defining, and most distinctive about our publishing,” according to the introduction by outgoing director Walter Lippincott, who was succeeded in March of that year by the current director Peter J. Dougherty. The co- chair of the search committee at the time was University Provost Christopher Eisgruber, the University’s newly installed twentieth president and the subject of this issue’s cover story. What the provost said about the new director eight years ago could be said by the president today, that he’s looking forward to working with Dougherty “to sustain the healthy relationship between the Press and the University.”

To illustrate the depth of the rest of Mitchner’s piece, here is a slideshow of the important books featured in the article:

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To read Mitchner’s full article in Princeton Magazine, click here.

Weekly Best Seller List

These are the best-selling books for the past week.

 

jacket Worldly Philosopher: The Odyssey of Albert O. Hirschman by Jeremy Adelman
jacket Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age by W. Bernard Carlson
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No Joke: Making Jewish Humor
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jacket Niccolò Machiavelli: An Intellectual Biography by Corrado Vivanti
jacket The Bankers’ New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It by Anat Admati & Martin Hellwig
jacket The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking by Edward B. Burger & Michael Starbird
jacket Pterosaurs: Natural History, Evolution, Anatomy by Mark P. Witton
jacket Presidential Leadership and the Creation of the American Era by Joseph S. Nye, Jr.
jacket The Battle of Bretton Woods: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the Making of a New World Order by Benn Steil
jacket QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter by Richard P. Feynman

Princeton University Press Director Peter Dougherty Speaks at the Lunch and Salon Hosted by the Association of American University Presses at the Princeton Club of New York

November 29, 2012: Peter Dougherty and several other press directors discuss the accomplishments of University Presses and the future direction of books at the salon gathering entitled “What’s Next for Publishing? Rethinking the University Press.” Dougherty answwered questions from a group of journalists spectating at the event:

Several comments picked up on ideas from Dougherty’s July 23 article for the Chronicle of Higher Education, entitled “The Global University Press.” As he wrote: “University presses can become an even larger and more influential force in the global theater of ideas by capitalizing on two converging trends: the growth of global scholarship and the expansion of digital communications networks.” Though university presses reach a smaller audience of readers, in difficult economic times and rapid technological change, they remain committed to their authors and, as Jordan said, will pursue the “new digital reader” and “champion the spirit of innovation.”

 
Click here to read the rest of the article on the official Publishers Weekly website: Panel Debates The Future of University Presses

 
Peter J. Dougherty was appointed Director of Princeton University Press at the March 2005 meeting of the Press’ board of trustees. “We sought an individual of broad editorial vision and were fortunate that the field of candidates was rich in such talents. Happily, however, we found Walter Lippincott’s successor right here at Princeton,” said W. Drake McFeely, chair of the Press’ board.

“Peter Dougherty has been instrumental in the Press’ success over the past 13 years,” he continued. “More than that, his 33 years of experience in publishing affords him a clear vision of how to build on Walter’s great achievements. I am delighted that he has agreed to lead the Press into its second century.”

McFeely, president and chair of W.W. Norton in New York, co-chaired the search committee with Princeton University Provost Christopher Eisgruber, who added, “Peter Dougherty will be a great leader for the Princeton University Press. He has distinguished himself as a brilliant editor of books about economics, and his list of authors and titles in that field is the envy of every other university press.

Read more about Princeton University Press Director, Peter Dougherty: Official Princeton University Press Website

University Press Week Blog Tour, the final day round-up

NYU Press kicks things off today with a quick note from author and New York Times editor Connie Rosenblum on the importance of University Presses in telling regional stories, such as the one found in her recent book Boulevard of Dreams: Heady Times, Heartbreak, and Hope Along the Grand Concourse in the Bronx. She writes,

“At first glance, the subject might have seemed intensely local. But to my mind, the story of one of the most iconic, and most battered, urban areas in the nation was of profound importance, and I’m immensely grateful that NYU Press made it possible for that story to reach a broad audience.”

Columbia University Press earns bonus points for posting not one, but two, articles on the importance of university presses and their possible futures. The first is by Sheldon Pollock, who is the Arvind Raghunathan Professor of South Asian Studies at Columbia University. Pollock calls upon the university and its faculty to become more involved with university presses. The second from Jennifer Crewe, editorial director and associate director at Columbia University Press, describes university presses’ willingness and ability to innovate to meet new intellectual and economic challenges.

University of North Carolina Press offers a fascinating article from John Sherer, director of UNC Press, in which he reflects on his rewarding return to university press publishing after years of being “higher on the publishing food chain” in NYC trade publishing.

While there’s no doubt that the print runs and advances are smaller here, the world of university press publishing is hardly less complicated than its corporate cousins; nor is it less open to risk and reward. In fact, the challenges that university presses face are leading to a new spirit of entrepreneurship and putting a spotlight on the critical role they play in the academic and publishing ecosystems.

University of Virginia Press opens the forum to their author Catherine Allgor. Like so many university press authors, following the success of her earlier book, Dr. Allgor dipped a toe into trade publishing, only to discover the experience paled in comparison with the “holistic business” approach of a university press. I always have mixed feelings when I hear our authors are being courted by trade houses — it means we did our job of promoting their earlier books well and of course who can begrudge authors for wanting to be paid well for their work, but I am also secretly worried that they might not get the attention they deserve, too. Maybe some of them will eventually return to their university press roots, but for now, here is the “B-School takeaway” from Dr. Allgor:

“Excellence. Integrity. Unanimity. From beginning to end, the integrity of the ideas and the commitment to making the best book we could drove every decision. Author, editor, contributors, production people, marketing staff—we all had one aim in mind. We who wrote and edited struggled to fulfill the intellectual potential of presenting Mary Cutts’s biography of her famous aunt to a reading public. The process of creating this book with UVP has truly been an exercise in holistic business.”

And the final stop in the University Press Week Blog Tour is Oregon State University Press where they offer up a virtual smorgasbord of posts from authors and interns. The final post is from Jessica Kibbler, the George P. Griffis Publishing Intern, and reflects on how her experiences at OSU Press have opened her eyes to the digital possibilities in publishing. But, I encourage you to check out earlier articles from authors Richard Etulain (“University Presses: A Love Affair”), Robert Michael Pyle “(University Presses: Writing of Substance”), Brian Doyle (“University Presses: Telling Stories That Wouldn’t Be Told”), Ana Maria Spagna (“University Presses: What They Are (and Aren’t)“).

 

To revisit any of our earlier posts about University Press Week, please click here.

 

 

University Press Week (#UPWeek) Blog Tour, Day 4 round up

Day 5 of the Princeton University Press Week Blog Tour is already underway, but we thought Day 4 was a particularly exciting day on the tour (and not just because Princeton University Press’s scheduled slot kicked things off!). We posted an insightful Q&A with local bookstore owner, Dorothea von Moltke. Labyrinth Books is a fixture in Princeton, NJ, and they have been true supporters and partners for the types of books and authors university presses publish. We are grateful she agreed to participate in the festivities surrounding University Press Week this year, though truly, every week seems to be University Press Week in her store.

The next leg of the tour took us to Indiana University Press where former intern Nico Perrino, made a case for university presses as an essential cog in the “Sophistication Machine”:

Just as actors need a stage to put on a performance and a factory needs a loading dock to send customers their widgets, scholars and researchers need these university presses to disseminate their research to students, politicians, and other scholars and scientists who depend on their work to innovate and push the endless quest for knowledge forward.

Fordham University Press Director Fredric Nachbaur describes one of the critically important ways university presses impact the world around us. Whenever something unexpected occurs in the world — it doesn’t always have to be a disaster, but conceivably could be something really positive as well — the media turn to university press resources, books, and authors to explain what is happening, what history led to this moment, and what it means for the future.

Witnessing all the damage caused by Sandy has me feeling a melancholy. I was born and raised in New Jersey and spent many summers “down the shore.” In recent summers I have taken my daughter to some of the same beaches I enjoyed as a kid. I’ve been a New Yorker since 1991 and am a regular visitor to Coney Island, and lived for a short time in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. It is quite devastating to see all the massive destruction done to our great city and state and to our neighbors in New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania. As I was preparing to write my post for University Press Week, I reflected on how university presses have bonded together in the past during times of tragedy to help us all understand what is happening at the moment and how we can move forward. “Books for Understanding” was developed by the Association of American University Presses (AAUP) soon after 9/11 to bring the latest and most valuable scholarship to readers in an easy to find and easy to use place. The AAUP instantly became a resource for people who wanted to know more and to find it from reliable sources—University Presses—the pillars of knowledge. The day after hurricane Sandy hit, a reporter from the Huffington Post contacted me about a Fordham University Press (FUP) author who wrote a history of the NYC subways. She wanted to interview him about the flooding of the tunnels and the mass transit shutdown. It is a prime example of how the media turns to university presses for expertise during times of crisis.

Texas A&M University Press author Loren Steffy reflects on his family’s relationship with TAMU Press. Both he and his father are authors, and neither of their stories could have been told anywhere else, according to Steffy. He also provides a lovely take-away thought, “The value of a university press, like an ancient shipwreck, can’t be measured in dollars or commercial success.”

Jacqueline Beilhart, the publicist at Georgetown University Press, explores the unique role university press’s have in language teaching. Prompted by Nina Ayoub’s observation that university presses offer a lot of books in Less Commonly Taught Languages. She also helpfully provides a complete list of the offerings from university presses, including our own Princeton Language Program: Modern Chinese (http://press.princeton.edu/catalogs/series/plpmc.html)

For a complete schedule of the tour, click here.

Visit our previous round-ups to link to more terrific articles.

 

University Press Blog Tour (#UPWeek), A Conversation with the Co-owner of Labyrinth Books

This post is part of the University Press Week Blog Tour (A complete blog tour schedule is also available here). After reading this Q&A, please head over to the next stop on the tour at Indiana University Press.

While local, independent bookstores seem to be an endangered species, they remain a key partner for University Presses. For this reason, we were thrilled when Dorothea von Moltke, co-owner of Princeton’s local book store Labyrinth Books, agreed to participate in a quick interview about how she views university presses and what our books mean for her business.

 


Dorothea von Moltke, co-owner of Labyrinth Books

 

PUP: Labyrinth is a fixture in Princeton and you have also opened stores near Yale and Columbia. You are not a “university book store,” but you are a “university town book store” which seems to be a unique niche that influences everything from your events program to the books on your shelves. Was this a conscious decision to go into university towns and why?

Dorothea von Moltke: Oh very much so. Fundamentally, what kind of bookstore you have will always depend on what kind of readers you are. My husband, Cliff Simms, and I are students of the humanities in particular and my brother-in-law, Peter Simms, who is also co-owner, shares our broad interests across the literary and visual arts.  Proximity to the intellectual and cultural life of a university has mattered, moreover, to us personally from the outset.

But the idea has always been to be a two-way conduit between a university and its broader context, or at least an intersection for the two. Our events programming is, as a result, very eclectic, ranging from scholarly discussions around academic titles, to poetry and literary readings, civic forums or film screenings. Ideally, not everyone already knows everyone else in the room on these occasions.

PUP: Labyrinth offers best-sellers alongside a deep list of academic titles. How heavily do University Presses figure into your business model? How do you select the university press books you are going to sell?

DvM: Our ambition is in fact to carry both a broad range of front list titles and deep backlist sections from University Presses as well as trade publishers. We spend a lot of time with all University Press catalogs in ordering, inviting input from all booksellers with particular interests and knowledge in specific fields. One of the real rewards of being in the book industry comes from the fact that there are lots of great people both in publishing and at other independent stores — over time, these become relationships that also feed into what you know and how you buy. We then invite publishers’ reps to the store for conversations with our staff about the current season’s titles so that there is a more generalized familiarity with the inventory and a chance for comments and questions.

Our commitment to the backlist, meaning to books that have been around for more than 9 months, means that we also source academic and other remainders with a lot of determination so as to bring things back to the shelves and tables that the market may have given up elsewhere.

PUP: What are some of the breakout, or particularly memorable, university press books you’ve sold in recent years? Could you share any anecdotes about author events?

DvM: What to choose? Certainly, Peter Brown’s new book this fall, Through the Eye of a Needle, one of your books at PUP, is exciting to see strong sales on. This is a 806 page social and economic history of the church in late antiquity by one of this country’s foremost classicists and it is selling incredibly well. We’ll hold an event in December, which will be a dialog between Peter Brown and Elaine Pagels. I can’t imagine a more perfect pair for talking about the social and political aspects of early Church history. It is true that Princeton University Press works hard to keep prices affordable, which certainly makes a difference. This is an example of real buzz around an academic title in our store.

I could name lots of other titles that have done well, but our focus throughout the store and nowhere more than with University Press books is to give books a long life. They don’t need to be flashy, they don’t need to sell fast, they just need to still seem relevant to a deeper understanding of our past, present, or future. By the same token, it isn’t always the event that brings an audience of 250 that is most memorable: I think back to a conversation with Leo Bersani about his book Intimacies (University of Chicago Press) more often than I think back to last spring’s event with Slavoj Žižek for God in Pain: Inversions of the Apocalypse (Seven Stories Press) and his big book on Hegel, Less Than Nothing (Verso). Both were exciting, but the small event with Bersani was full of surprises and felt like a seminar more than anything else.

PUP: Independent book stores and university presses seem to have been thrown into the same boat in the broad narrative of the future of the trade. I can no more imagine a world without a Labyrinth Books as I can a world without a Princeton University Press. What do you think the future holds for book-selling, and more specifically for academic book-selling?

DvM: You know: I can imagine a future without Labyrinth Books. It isn’t so hard to do. That doesn’t mean I think it’s imminent or inevitable. But already a project such as ours can exist only on the margins of the culture at large; we are extremely lucky in this town and in our partnership with Princeton University. I can think of a handful of contexts in which our model might be reproducible but not many, which is how you know that what you do can only exist outside of what is considered the mainstream. But outside of the mainstream is, for us, anyway the place to be.

Especially in conversations about e-books, there is often a tendency to talk as if the future is something pre-formed that just hasn’t made it here yet rather than that which we all bring about and shape. So again: I think there is room for invention and reinvention within a horizon of narrowing possibilities.

I see University Presses re-imagining themselves constantly as well. The e-book is, to my mind, actually perfect for many academic monographs. Other University Press books will, I believe, be precisely the kinds of books that many will want to continue to read in print. The trend towards e-books is, as you know, not at all even across all genres of books. It’s in this kind of unevenness that bookstores and University Presses both have to find their equilibrium, by definition a challenging task, but an interesting one.

PUP: Some bookstores are already making the leap to selling e-books. I apologize for not knowing this already, but does Labyrinth sell eBooks? Is that something you would consider if you don’t? Can the role of a bookstore as “tastemaker” and curator of books continue into the e-market?

DvM: I think that increasingly independent bookstores with whom we are in regular dialog and who have tested this–and as we are part of a wonderful network called the Independent Booksellers Consortium there are many–are increasingly coming to a similar conclusion: the idea that independent bookstores have a role to play in the selling of e-books is a kind of mirage: you think there is a purpose there, though profitability is certainly not it, but perhaps customer retention could be?, and then it turns out there is, effectively, none.

The experiment between Google Books and independent bookstores via the American Bookseller’s Association, which was much discussed last year, has not been a success. As part of our general service in providing coursebooks, we certainly are able to and do meet any demand from professors to source e-books for their students, but you’d be amazed at how rare those requests are.

PUP: Existing in a “university town” offers unique opportunities for collaboration and partnerships, can you describe a few of the more successful initiatives?

DvM: I can’t think of much that we do that doesn’t involve collaborations with others. The University itself is in many ways our most important partner and we have, for instance, been able to re-tool how we buy and sell coursebooks as a result. But we constantly join with departments on campus, with arts or other cultural organizations around town and in the area, with schools, with civic groups between New Brunswick and Trenton, and simply with folks in town who come to us with an idea for an event or maybe for a window display, etc.

Currently, there is an incredibly active handful of people connected to a church in Princeton, who have mobilized broadly to read Michelle Alexander’s hugely important book The New Jim Crow in the community and to schedule programming around the issues of deep, structural and continued racism in the US. Of course, this is something we want to participate in in any way we can, pooling resources for getting word out about this programming, heavily discounting the book to readers, etc.

 

More about Labyrinth Books:

 

Labyrinth Books is an acclaimed academic and community bookstore located in Princeton, NJ. Princeton residents and visitors know the store can always be relied upon to provide recent books that form the backbone of current debates both inside and outside of the universities. But, they are equally committed to the longevity of books, so they stock backlist titles with the greatest of care, mindful that “kites rise against the wind, not with it.” (L. Mumford)

Labyrinth strives to be a place in which to get lost and discover what you didn’t know you were looking for. Through its robust program of in-store events and ongoing collaborations with local partners including Princeton University Press, the store remains an important site for the exchange of ideas.

Princeton University Press titles now available via Books at JSTOR

A New Chapter Begins: Books at JSTOR Launches
More than 15,000 books join the journals on JSTOR

JSTOR is pleased to announce the launch of its new books program, Books at JSTOR, which brings scholarly monographs from leading university presses and other academic publishers to the JSTOR platform. Books are deeply integrated with the 1,600 current and archival journals on JSTOR. All content is cross-searchable, and books are linked with millions of book reviews and from hundreds of thousands of book citations within the journal literature.Books at JSTOR is the result of extensive consultations with librarians, publishers, and users to develop an offering that meets and balances the needs of the scholarly community. We plan to continue the dialogue with all of our stakeholders as we learn together from our experience and usage data, add new books and publishers to the program, and refine the functionality on the platform.Books at JSTOR features:

  • A growing list of titles in core scholarly disciplines. Books from participating presses are already highly-cited within the corpus of journals on JSTOR. More than 15,000 front and backlist titles are currently offered through the program, and new titles are added every month.
  • Flexible purchase options. All books are available in a single-user model, and thousands in a multi-user model. Books are available for purchase as individual titles, disciplinary packages, and customizable collections. Volume discounts are offered. A demand-driven acquisition option is also available.
  • Preservation assured. Books are preserved in Portico (portico.org), ITHAKA’s digital preservation service.
  • Seamless integration. JSTOR currently has millions of book reviews and hundreds of thousands of book citations on the platform. Books, journal articles, and reviews are cross-searchable and linked in ways that make online research faster, easier, and more effective.

 

Participating Presses include:

Boydell and Brewer
Brookings Institution
Catholic University of America Press
Central European University Press
Columbia University Press
Cornell University Press
Edinburgh University Press
Harvard University Press
Hong Kong University Press
McGill-Queen’s University Press
Modern Humanities Research Association
Ohio University Press
Penn State University Press
Princeton University Press
RAND Publications
Russell Sage Foundation
Society of Biblical Literature
University of California Press
The University of Illinois Press
The University of Minnesota Press
The University of North Carolina Press
University of Pennsylvania Press
The University of Texas Press
University of Toronto Press
University Press of Mississippi
Yale University Press

 

Experience books on JSTOR
Books have been incorporated into the existing functionality on JSTOR, and tabs on the search results page allow for easy filtering by content type. Learn more about books on JSTOR by viewing a tutorial.The latest title list is now available. Libraries can also request trial access to books by contacting us.