Profit or Perish: Today's University Presses

Regier, Willis G.
June 2004
American Academic;2004, p111
The article explore the varying clients and practices of American university presses and their implications for scholarship. It says that the traditional mission of university presses in the U.S. has been to publish and distribute scholarship and its quality has been their measure, but that income, margin and turnover have eventually emerged as other measures. It mentions that Cornell University Press and the University of Pennsylvania Press started publishing in 1891.


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