University Press Week, Day 1: Collaboration

UP Week

This year’s UP Week blog tour kicks off with ten posts on the topic of collaboration. After you read this piece on the collaborative work two UC Press authors are doing to combat the spread of Ebola by our own Naomi Schneider, take a look at what our esteemed university press colleagues are up to:

  • University Press of Colorado writes about its collaboration with the Veterinary Information Network on the recent textbook, Basic Veterinary Immunology
  • University of Georgia Press expands on its partnership with the New Georgia Encyclopedia (NGE), the state’s award-winning, online only, multi-media reference work on the people, places, events, and institutions of Georgia
  • Duke University Press features a post from author Eben Kirksey on collaboration at the intersection of anthropology and biology, including his own recent collection, The Multispecies Salon
  • University of Virginia Press gives an account of collaboration between the Press and the Presidential Recordings Project at the Miller Center to create Chasing Shadows, a book on the origins of Watergate
  • McGill-Queen’s University Press discusses Landscape Architecture in Canada, a major national project with support from scholars across the country and published simultaneously in French and English
  • Texas A&M University Press explores a new consumer advocacy series, launched this year with the Texas A&M School of Public Health, whose mission is to improve the health of communities through education
  • Project MUSE/Johns Hopkins University Press ruminates on collaboration in the university press world in general, drawing on specific instances of collaboration among university presses from MUSE’s history
  • Yale University Press features a guest post in its “Museum Quality Books” series by Mark Polizzotti, director of the publications program at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • University of Chicago Press writes about the first year of the Turabian Teacher Collaborative

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