University Press Week 2017, Day 2

This week is the sixth annual University Press Week with the theme of #LookItUP: Knowledge Matters. Each day university presses across the country and beyond will be blogging about a chosen topic. Today learn about “Selling the Facts” from the following presses. Be sure to share and tweet your own university press experiences using the hashtags #UPWeek and #LookItUp. 

University of Minnesota Press: Author John Hartigan Jr. on the precarious state of facts and knowledge today in Knowing the Facts

University of Texas Press: Selling the Facts at Independent Bookstores features interviews with local booksellers on their experiences serving readers since the election

University of Hawai’i Press: U.S. Policy, Economics, and International Relations in UHP Journals 

Johns Hopkins University Press: The Ivy Bookshop: Selling the Facts and Serving the Community 

Duke University Press: In Selling the Facts, Jennifer Schaper, sales manager, reports from the Frankfurt Book Fair

Columbia University Press: A Field Guide to Engaging with the World Through Bookstores by Conor Broughan who is a Northeast Sales Representative for the Columbia University Press Sales Consortium

University Press of Kentucky: At What Cost: Selling Books in the Age of Trump by  Shanna Wilbur, Director of Marketing and Communications at UK Libraries

University of Toronto Press: Selling the Books that Matter by Mike Byer, a Higher Education sales representative on his experiences