Archived Press Releases

2014

December 19: AAUP Supports and Celebrates the Work of Wilfrid Laurier University Press

October 28: Third Annual University Press Week Celebrates the Collaborative Work of Scholarly Presses

July 30: AAUP Supports Net Neutrality Principles

June 30: Director of the National Academies Press to Lead AAUP

June 27: Librarians Select "Best of the Best" Scholarly Books for 2014 ALA

June 22: AAUP 2014 Convenes in New Orleans

June 21: AAUP Announces Recipients of Scholarly Publishing Residencies

June 16: 2014 Digital Book Publishing Survey Report Available

June 10: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Brazil

June 6: Memorandum in Support of NYS Anti-SLAPP Legislation

April 28: AAUP Secures Three-Year Funding for Press Staff Residencies

April 1: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Kittens

March 31: Comments Submitted on Proposed NHPRC Grant Program Changes

March 10: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Ukraine

January 14: Library-Press Collaboration Report

2013

November 22: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: JFK

October 28: Second Annual University Press Week Approaches

October 15: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Higher Education

July 12: Arthur Rosenthal, Past AAUP President, Has Died

July 9: McGill-Queen's University Press Director to Lead AAUP

July 1: The MIT Press's Rebecca Schrader Receives AAUP Constituency Award

June 28: Librarians Select "Best of the Best" Scholarly Books for 2013 ALA

June 19: AAUP 2013 Convenes in Boston

June 18: 2013 Digital Book Publishing Survey Report Available

June 5: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Boston

April 25: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Chechnya

March 4: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Guns in America

February 22: AAUP Statement on Edwin Mellen Lawsuit

February 7: AAUP Statement on GSU Amicus Brief

2012

November 16: Peter Berkery Named Next Executive Director

November 12: University Press Week 2012

November 9: AAUP Launches "Fine Print*"

November 7: Mapping the Impact of University Presses

November 5: AAUP Central Office Partly Reopened After Sandy

October 9: AAUP Launches Books That Matter

October 5: AAUP Congratulates the University of Missouri Press and Clair Willcox

July 16: AAUP Statement on the University of Missouri Press

July 9: Princeton University Press Director to Lead AAUP

June 28: Vicky Wells Honored with 2012 AAUP Constituency Award

June 13: 2012 Digital Book Publishing Survey Report Available

June 12: Librarians Recognize Excellence in Latest University Press Books

May 30: University Press Week Announced

May 29: AAUP Reaction to University of Missouri Press News

May 18: AAUP Statement on GSU Ruling

May 1: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: The 99% and Economic Rights

April 12: Whiting Residency Applications Due May 30

March 13: AAUP Partners with Copyright Clearance Center

February 14: AAUP Issues Statement on RWA, FRPAA, and America COMPETES Act

January 18: AAUP Celebrates 75th Anniversary

2011

December 6: Report Released: Accessible Materials in Higher Education

October 21: AAUP Publishes "Books for Understanding: Capital Punishment"

September 8: Revised "Books for Understanding: September 11" Resource Published

August 12: 2011-2012 AAUP Committees Announced

July 18: AAUP Welcomes Two New Members

July 7: Week-in-Residence Grantees Announced

June 17: Librarians Recognize Excellence in University Press Books

June 15: Don Collins Honored with 2011 Constituency Award

June 8: LSU Press Director to Lead AAUP

June 3: Exceptional Book Design Honored in Annual Competition

June 2: AAUP 2011 Kicks Off in Baltimore

May 30: AAUP Launches Redesigned and Enhanced Website

May 24: AAUP Digital Book Publishing Survey Report Released

May 11: 2011 Choice Magazine University Press Forum

April 5: AAUP 2011 Program Highlights Announced

March 7: AAUP Issues Report on New Business Models for Scholarly Publishing

February 24: AAUP Publishes "Books for Understanding: Egypt"

January 24: David Simon to Open AAUP 2011

2010

October 18: Latest Books for Understanding Resource Launched on Freedom of Expression and the First Amendment

September 27: AAUP Executive Director Joins Advisory Commission on Accessible Instructional Materials

September 3: 2010 Exhibit Schedule for the AAUP Book, Jacket, and Journal Show Announced

August 20: Rice wraps up a digital experiment with the closure of Rice University Press

August 16: AAUP responds to the closure of the University of Scranton Press

July 15: US Supreme Court Subject of Latest Books for Understanding Resource

June 24: Will Powers Honored with 2010 AAUP Constituency Award

June 24: Georgetown University Press Director to Lead Scholarly Publishing Association

June 24: 2010 University Books Selected for Public and Secondary School Libraries Published Online

June 14: 2010 AAUP Annual Meeting Set to Convene in Salt Lake City

June 11: Scholarship Offers Insight into Oil Industry and Its Environmental Impactsicon.pdf

June 3: Association of American University Presses and Firebrand Technologies Partner to Bring NetGalley to University Pressesicon.pdf

May 6: AAUP Expresses Support for SMU Press, Now Under Threat of Closure

April 20: Latest Bibliography Offers Insight into Mining Dangers and Disastersicon.pdf

March 15: Program, Workshops, and Travel Grants Announced for 2010 Annual Meetingicon.pdf

March 3: The AAUP Digital Digest, a Blog From the Electronic Committee, is Launched

January 26: AAUP & Above the Treeline Launch New Benefit Program to Help Bring Member Publishers' Catalogs Onlineicon.pdf

January 21: AAUP Submits Comments to OSTP Public Access Policy Forum

January 13: Books for Understanding Haiti and Emergency Management Provide Background to the Massive Relief and Reconstrution Needed in Wake of Earthquake

2009

October 20: October Brings Much to Celebrate at University Presses

July 30: AAUP Opposes Harmful First Amendment Restrictions

July 2: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Iran

June 26: AAUP Honors UCP Production & Design Director

June 24: Johns Hopkins Director to Lead AAUP

June 12: Librarians Recognize Excellence in University Press Publishing

June 10: Annual Meeting Set to Convene in Philadelphia

May 28: Major Scholarly Societies Support LSU Press

May 14: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Cuba

2008

October 3: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: The Financial Crisis

September 25: AAUP Forms E-Book Partnership with Tizra

September 9: AAUP Supports Fair Copyright in Research Act

August 8: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: China

July 31: Temple Director Elected President of AAUP

July 18: Robbie Dircks Receives the 2008 AAUP Constituency Award

June 19: Scholarly Presses Meet to Discuss Future of Academic Publishing

June 18: Librarians Recognize Excellence in University Press Publishing

April 1: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Tibet

March 3: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: The Former Yugoslavia

January 18: Mellon Foundation Supports University Press Collaborations

January 2: AAUP Publishes Revised Books for Understanding: Voting & Elections

2007

October 16: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Civil Infrastructure icon.pdf

October 1: AAUP and Co-Plaintiffs End Litigation Against OFAC

September 21: AAUP Publishes Revised Books for Understanding: Race Relations in the United States icon.pdf

June 29: Paul Murphy, RAND, Honored with 2007 AAUP Constituency Award

June 12: AAUP 2007 Annual Meeting Set to Begin in Minneapolis icon.pdf

June 11: 17th Edition of Librarian-Selected AAUP Collection Development Tool Online icon.pdf

February 27: AAUP Releases Statement on Open Access icon.pdf

February 5: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Somalia icon.pdf

January 9: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Mexico icon.pdf

2006

September 20: AAUP Welcomes New Cornell Guidelines on Use of Digital Course Content

September 11: AAUP Publishes Revised Books for Understanding: September 11, 2001 icon.pdf

June 22: Jennifer Crewe Receives 2006 AAUP Constituency Award

June 12: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: New Orleans icon.pdf

June 7: 2006 Librarian-selected Bibliography Released icon.pdf

May 11: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Sudan icon.pdf

April 19: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Immigration icon.pdf

February 22: AAUP Publishes Revised Books for Understanding: Iraq icon.pdf

2005

November 23: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Reproductive Rights icon.pdf

September 23: Books for Understanding Site Redesigned; Enhanced Services for Users

September 23: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Hurricane Katrina icon.pdf

September 21: Information on Book Relief Programs for the Gulf Coast [Book Donation Programs]

August 19: AAUP Board of Directors Issues Statement on Google Print for Library Opt-Out Policy icon.pdf

July 28: Susan Schott, University Press of Kansas, Awarded 2005 Constituency Award

June 10: 2005 Book, Jacket, and Journal Show Premiere Honors Exceptional Design icon.pdf

June 9: Librarians Recognize Excellence in University Press Publications icon.pdf

May 16: AAUP Prepares for 2005 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, June 16-19 icon.pdf

April 27: OFAC Suit Continues after Ebadi Settlement

April 15: University Press Books Offer Knowledge and Perspective on Catholic Papacy icon.pdf

March 28: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Syria icon.pdf

January 27: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Social Security icon.pdf

2004

December 15: AAUP & Co-plaintiffs Respond to Treasury Department Regulation Revisions

October 27: Nobelist Shirin Ebadi Joins Battle for Free Speech

September 27: AAUP Joins Suit Against U.S. Treasury Department

September 10: Acclaimed Collection Development Tool for Librarians Now Online icon.pdf

July: University of Minnesota Press Director Douglas Armato Elected 2004-05 AAUP President icon.pdf

July: Patrick Carroll, Princeton Associate Director and Controller, Awarded 2005 AAUP Constituency Award

June 22: Librarians Celebrate Excellence in Scholarly Publishing icon.pdf

June 21: University Presses Offer Resources on the Nonprofit Sector icon.pdf

June 14: Excellence in Book Design Honored in 2004 Book, Jacket, and Journal Show Winners icon.pdf

April: AAUP Responds to Announcements of Press Closings at University of Idaho and Northeastern University

April 5: First Amendment Problems Remain in Wake of Latest OFAC Pronouncement icon.pdf

March 11: Issue of Same-Sex Marriage Explored In Scholarly Publishing's Free Online Service icon.pdf

March 5: Online Service Features Experts Available to Comment on Crisis in Haiti icon.pdf

January 20: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Voting and Elections icon.pdf

January 22: Research Libraries and University Presses Designate 2004 "The Year of the University Press"

2003

October 20: AAUP and ARL Issue Statement on Scholarly Communication

July 15: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Water Rights and Usage icon.pdf

July 9: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Taxes icon.pdf

July: William Ackermann, University of Illinois Press, Receives 2003 Constituency Award

June 16: AAUP Gathers in St. Louis: "We're All in This Together" icon.pdf

June: Seetha Srinivasan, Mississippi, Steps Into AAUP Presidency icon.pdf

June: Librarians Recognize Excellence in Scholarly Publishing icon.pdf

June: AAUP Announces Winners of 2003 Book, Jacket, Journal Design Show icon.pdf

March 26: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: The United States at War icon.pdf

February 11: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Space Flight icon.pdf

February 4: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: North Korea icon.pdf

2002

December 18: AAUP Publishes Books for Understanding: Race Relations in America icon.pdf

October 1: AAUP Issues Statement Criticizing Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions

July: Seetha Srinivasan Receives 2002 AAUP Constituency Award

April 15: AAUP Supports University of Minnesota Press's Right to Publish Controversial Work

March 1: AAUP Joins Fight to Preserve Access to Presidential Records icon.pdf

February 21: Books for Understanding Expanded icon.pdf

2001

October 2: Books for Understanding: September 11 icon.pdf

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