University of California Press and Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture are pleased to announce the all-new Gastronomica Website! With free articles, Web-exclusive content, and an expanded Chef’s Page—featuring interviews with notable chefs from around the world—never before have you seen so much great writing on food, all in one place.
So visit today, and [more...]
Congratulations are certainly in order for our Journals Division as they celebrate having Boom: A Journal of California named one of the Best Magazines of 2011 by none other than Library Journal.
To quote directly from the article announcing the win: “One in eight Americans lives in California, a state with an economy larger than Canada’s. [more...]
University of California Press is partnering with Oxford University Press to make Scholarly Monographs available via Newly Launched Platform.
Details are on the pdf attached to this link.
If you’re anything like me, you’re rather protective of your inbox, which makes sense when you consider the potential stress associated with a pile of unread emails. If I’m going to add a subscription to my inbox, it had better be for a good reason.
With that in mind, I’d like to bring our eNews program [more...]
It’s a big news day for UC Press. In addition to the new scholarly publishing initiative we launched with JSTOR, UC Press has announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. Publishing veterans Michael Morgan and Stephen Rhind-Tutt will support the Press in its mission to push the boundaries of traditional [more...]
Today, UC Press, along with our distinguished peers at Harvard, Columbia, and Cornell, announced a very exciting initiative with JSTOR to bring scholarly books online. This means that more than 15,000 front and back list titles will be made available at JSTOR—a huge win for scholars, researchers and students everywhere. Read more about this groundbreaking [more...]
UC Press Director Alison Mudditt’s message is clear: the publishing industry is undergoing a profound transformation, and digital products are at the center of the change.
Mudditt recently spoke to Book Business magazine about the the explosion of interest in e-books, two pilot “born-digital” products the Press is developing, and the new challenges scholarly publishers face. [more...]