Collaboration paves a new road towards free scholarly books

A prestigious Society and University Press partner to challenge traditional book publishing Open Access monographs are revolutionizing the scholarly publishing world: scholarship made freely available for download, with print versions for sale on demand. Now, a new collaboration is offering something more. The University of Calgary Press and the British Society for the Philosophy of […]

UCalgary Press Joins the Open Access eBook Usage Data Trust Program

Exploring improvements to global OA monograph data analytics through a collective usage data trust The University of Calgary Press, a leading Canadian publisher of Open Access scholarly books, announced today its participation in the global Exploring Open Access eBook Usage (OAeBU) data trust pilot project supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Director of the […]

Six UCalgary Press Books on BPAA Award Shortlist

The Book Publisher’s Association of Alberta has released the 2020 Alberta Book Publishing Awards Shortlist, including six UCalgary Press Books! The Red Chesterfield for Best Trade Fiction Intertwined Histories: Plants in Their Social Contexts for Best Trade Nonfiction Air Salt: A Trauma Memoire as a Result of the Fall for the Robert Kroetsch Award for […]

Open UP! Resources to Support Research & Study

Open UP: The University Pres Community Opens Resources to Support Learning and Research   The University Press community is opening a wide variety of resources, books, and journals to support student learning and scholarly research in these difficult times. More than 80 publishers have contributed information about those open or free access materials. The University […]

Red Chesterfield Now Available in Braille

The Red Chesterfield is now available in braille transcription. The University of Calgary Press is honoured to partner with the National Network for Equitable Library Service Braille Publication Project to produce a braille transcription of Wayne Arthurson’s The Red Chesterfield The new transcription is available as both an embossed volume and electronic braille files (BRF) […]