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 “Producing the Books that Matter” from the following presses. Be sure to share and tweet your own university press experiences using the hashtags #UPWeek and #LookItUp.
University of Kansas Press: Producing Books that Matter, a discussion of the relationship between the editorial and production departments, and how they interact to create books
University of California Press: ASA, Interdisciplinary Associations, and American Studies Now by author Roderick A. Ferguson
Georgetown University Press: A discussion with the Editorial, Design, and Production team on producing books that matter
University of Michigan Press: Interview with author Jay Timothy Dolmage
Fordham University Press: A guest post by author David J. Goodwin on publishing his first book Left Bank of the Hudson: Jersey City and the Artists of 111 1st Street
Yale University Press: Decoding the Voynich Manuscript on the Yale University Press Podcast
MIT Press: A look back at a biography of colophon designer Muriel Cooper and her influence on their current designers