It's Only Halftime For University Presses, 'But It Sure Doesn't Look Good' For The Rest Of The Year

February 2003
Book Publishing Report;2/10/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on the sales status of university presses in the U.S. in 2002. Rate of sales decline in comparison with 2001; Influence of the reduced library spending on sales decline; Projection on the performance of the segment in 2003.


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