University Press Week day 2!
On our second day of the University Press Week blog tour we have some great content from seven different university presses! All this week, a total of 37 different press bloggers are recognizing the importance of scholarly publishing and how it benefits society. Today the tour focuses on the following presses:
Priscilla Wald, Professor of English and Women’s Studies at Duke, writes about the slow future of scholarly communication for the Duke University Press.
Harvard University Press provides a post by Jeffrey Schnapp, faculty director and editor of the new metaLABprojects book series at Harvard, as he touches on the emerging currents of experimental scholarship for which the series provides a platform.
Standford University Press offers a a discussion by the Press Director, Alan Harvey, about the challenges presented by new technologies in publishing, and how the industry model is adapting to new reading-consumption habits.
Temple University Press promotes Alex Holzman as he explores the partnerships university presses and libraries can forge as the means of communicating scholarship evolves.
A new University of Minnesota Press initiative is discussed by editor Dani Kasprzak.
Robert Devens, Assistant Editor-in-Chief for the University of Texas Press, examines the future of scholarly communication.
Historian Holly Shulman, posts for the University of Virginia Press and looks at the need for university presses to adapt to new technologies, while acknowledging the difficulties of doing so.