University Press of Colorado expands upon its collaboration with the Veterinary Information Network on a recent textbook, Basic Veterinary Immunology.
University of Georgia Press discusses the New Georgia Encyclopedia (NGE) partnership, which includes the Georgia Humanities Council, UGA libraries, GALILEO, and the Press.
Duke University Press features author Eben Kirksey writing on collaboration at the intersection of anthropology and biology, including his own recent collection, The Multispecies Salon.
University of California Press highlights authors Dr. Paul Farmer and Dr. Jim Yong Kim and the collaborative work they are doing to fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
University of Virginia Press blogs about the collaboration between the Press and the Presidential Recordings Project at the Miller Center to create Chasing Shadows, a book on the origins of Watergate, with a special ebook and website allowing readers to listen to the actual Oval Office conversations.
McGill-Queen’s University Press discusses Landscape Architecture in Canada—a major national project with support from scholars across the country and published simulatenously in French and English by two university presses. The publication was followed by a cross-Canada book tour,”CONVERSATIONS,” in partnership with the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects.
Texas A&M University Press focuses on a new consumer advocacy series it launched this year with the Texas A&M School of Public Health. “Prepare to Defend Yourself: How to Navigate the Healthcare System and Escape with Your Life” falls in line with the School of Public Health’s mission, as well as with its involvement in the Texas A&M One Health Initiative, a collaborative effort of multiple disciplines working locally, nationally, and globally to attain sustainable optimal health for the ecosystem.
Project MUSE/JHUP examines collaboration in the university press world in general, drawing on specific instances of collaboration among university presses from MUSE’s history.
Yale University Press will feature a guest post from Mark Polizzotti, director of the publications program at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, on its “Museum Quality Books” series. The series consists of guest posts from the knowledgeable, erudite, witty, insightful, and althogether delightful directors of publishing at the museums and galleries with whom Yale collaborates on books.
University of Chicago Press blogs on the first year of the Turabian Teacher Collaborative, featuring a guest post from one of the University of Iowa professors helming the endeavor.