Running a library on the Caribbean island of Roatan

Your website goes down and the server you host with refuses to restart it due to payment complications; your computer network crashes, completely wiping your digital cataloging software; the budgets that you’re working from are under constant threat of being slashed, or funds withdrawn permanently; sounds like the year from hell for most librarians.…


Profile: Mandy Hill – MD of Academic Publishing at Cambridge University Press

Mandy Hill took up her role of Managing Director of CUP’s Academic Product Group in September 2014.   She has kindly agreed to be interviewed about her first year at Cambridge University Press.


Running one of the world’s great research libraries

Stockholm University is among the world’s top 100 HEIs. 70,000 students, 1,800 doctoral students and 5,000 staff work within the full spectrum of disciplines.…


Cambridge Journals: 2014 Impact Factor Results

This blog post is a detailed summary of the Cambridge Journals performance in the 2014 Thomson Reuters JCR® Impact Factor results. Summary Impact Factors for Cambridge Journals on the Social Sciences category increased by an average 10.2%.…


London Book Fair 2015: The International Excellence Awards

Cambridge University Press has received one of The International Excellence Awards at this year’s London Book Fair. The Press was awarded the Accessible Book Consortium’s Award for Accessible Publishing.…


Profile: Frances Pinter and Knowledge Unlatched

Frances Pinter is the Founder of Knowledge Unlatched, an Open Access pilot project for ebooks, which includes CUP titles. Frances says that Knowledge Unlatched was an idea born out of frustration with a business model that ‘just skimmed the market and only got important foundational books into a handful of wealthy libraries’.…


Profile: Matt Day, Head of Open Publishing and Data at Cambridge University Press

Matt Day says that his newly-created role of Head of Open Publishing and Data at CUP, although it focuses strongly on Open Access journals, is about openness more generally, including transparency and the reproducibility of the content that CUP receives from authors.…


Cambridge Asia Librarians’ Day 2015

This year’s Cambridge Asia Librarians’ Day was kindly hosted by the Universiti Kebangsaan in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and attended by almost 100 librarians from every part of the country.…