Q&A with Digital Scholarship Librarian Laurie Taylor on New Open Books Series

It’s University Press Week! This year’s theme for UP Week is #LookItUP: Knowledge Matters, chosen by the Association of American University Presses (AAUP). We are proud to be a part of the AAUP, an organization of nonprofit publishers whose members strive to advance scholarship through their offerings. Today we’re participating in a blog tour that’s … Continue reading Q&A with Digital Scholarship Librarian Laurie Taylor on New Open Books Series

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Welcome to Our Neighborhood: University Press Week 2016

Celebrate with us: it’s University Press Week! Today through Saturday, the fifth annual University Press Week will highlight the work and value of the 140+ members of the Association of American University Presses (AAUP). The University Press of Florida is a proud member of the AAUP, and we are excited to be participating. The theme … Continue reading Welcome to Our Neighborhood: University Press Week 2016

#ReadUP for Banned Books Week

By Carlynn Crosby, marketing intern at the University Press of Florida . This week (Sept. 27–Oct. 3) is Banned Books Week, an annual event designed to celebrate the freedom to read and the value of open access to information. Each year, the literary community—comprising librarians, authors, publishers, teachers, journalists, and readers—comes together during the last … Continue reading #ReadUP for Banned Books Week

AAUP 2015 Meeting Recap

By Rachel Doll, advertising and direct mail manager, University Press of Florida Last month, along with four other staff members from the University Press of Florida, I traveled from sea-level Gainesville to mile-high Denver for the annual meeting of the Association of American University Presses (AAUP). The theme of this year’s meeting was “Connect, Collaborate” … Continue reading AAUP 2015 Meeting Recap

UPF Director Begins Term as AAUP President

Meredith Morris-Babb, director of the University Press of Florida, officially began her term as president of the Association of American University Presses (AAUP) at the association’s annual meeting on June 20 in Denver, Col. Last year, Babb served as president elect alongside Barbara Kline Pope, director of National Academies Press. Established in 1937, the AAUP … Continue reading UPF Director Begins Term as AAUP President