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Tuesday, 18th June 2013

Eight New Publishers to Join UPCC

By Africa S. Hands

From Project Muse:

Eight distinguished scholarly presses, including the recently-revived University of Missouri Press and the Chinese University Press, are confirmed to join the University Press Content Consortium (UPCC) and make their books available digitally on the Project MUSE platform in 2014. Cornell University Press, Northern Illinois University Press, Ohio State University Press, School for Advanced Research Press, Texas Tech University Press, and University of South Carolina Press constitute the remainder of the new participants in UPCC Books on MUSE.

All of the new presses are expected to make their books available in both the UPCC Collections on MUSE and the recently launched Single Title Sales program.

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Africa S. Hands is an independent librarian with a focus on helping professionals understand and utilise social media and search engines through one-on-one tutorials and small group workshops. Africa tweets (@africahands) on resources of interest to information and higher education professionals.

Africa can be reached at africa.hands@freepint.com

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