What We Publish

The University of Calgary Press publishes works that embody the spirit of curiosity inherent scholarly inquiry. We invest in ideas that transform how we think about—and shape—our world. We publish peer-reviewed, academic non-fiction in all areas of the humanities and social sciences. We also publish innovative fiction, poetry, and creative forms.

The University of Calgary Press publishes a number of series in specialized topics.

Open Access

As an academic publisher, we feel a responsibility to ensure that knowledge is accessible to the widest possible audience. We therefore embrace Open Access publishing and make our scholarly books available in free-to-download PDF format under a BY-NC-ND Creative Commons licence in addition to publishing our books in print and for-purchase eBook formats.

If you have questions about Open Access publishing, please contact us.

Books published in our Brave & Brilliant literary series are not Open Access.

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