Cambridge University Press and their Library Advisory Boards: an overview

Cambridge University Press is very proud of its library advisory boards, and extremely grateful to the librarians who support them. In 2004 Cambridge was one of the first academic publishers to set up a librarian board and to understand how invaluable the advice of such boards would be.…


2017 Charleston Library Conference

The recent Charleston Library Conference, held November 6-10, 2017, was an excellent opportunity for academic librarians, vendors, and publishers to meet, listen to, and comment on each other’s initiatives, plans, and concerns for the future.…


Emergence of OA sources and IRs in Indian Libraries: A view from Dr Nabi Hasan, Aligarh Muslim University, Delhi, India

Cambridge University Press is delighted to announce that it has recently set up its South Asian Librarian Advisory Board [SALAB].  The new board, whose fourteen members are senior librarians from universities across the whole of India, enjoyed a very successful meeting in New Delhi at the end of October.


Cambridge University Press at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2017

This year the fair was officially opened by Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, who was accompanied by Emmanuel Macron, the President of France.…


PERSPECTIVAS BIBLIOTECARIAS: Lucía Brito, Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas, UNAM, Ciudad de México

[Es verdad: habíamos dicho que la siguiente bibliotecaria sería Shirley Ainsworth. Pero una bibliotecaria más nos respondió esta entrevista con mucho entusiasmo y pensamos que era impostergable publicarla].


LIBRARIAN PERSPECTIVES: Lucía Brito, Biomedical Research Institute, National Autonomous University (UNAM), Mexico City

[True, we had said that this interview would feature Shirley Ainsworth. But one additional librarian answered our questions with plenty of enthusiasm, and we thought this post could not wait.] The largest public library network in Latin America, 135 libraries at UNAM, and a project to acquire electronic resources are some of the themes discussed by Lucía Brito Ocampo, Coordinator at the “Dionisio Nieto” library of the Biomedical Research Institute (Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas), at the Mexico City campus of National Autonomous University of Mexico (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM).…


Innovation in Library and Information Services: a view from Dr Rama Patnaik, IIM, Bangalore

Cambridge University Press is delighted to announce that it has recently set up its South Asian Librarian Advisory Board [SALAB].  The new board, whose fourteen members are senior librarians from universities across the whole of India, enjoyed a very successful meeting in New Delhi at the end of October.…


Evidence Based Acquisition (EBA) FAQ

We’ve put together the following FAQs based on feedback from the increasing number of institutions taking an EBA from Cambridge. We hope you find them useful!…


PERPSECTIVAS BIBLIOTECARIAS: Erik Alonso García, coordinador de Desarrollo de Colecciones en el Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, campus Santa Fe, en la Ciudad de México

Diseño curricular, tecnología, y un proyecto especial llamado “Vínculo Académico”. Estos son algunos de los temas tratados en la segunda entrega de PERSPECTIVAS BIBLIOTECARIAS, donde entrevistamos a Erik Alonso García Arellano, coordinador de Desarrollo de Colecciones en el Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), campus Santa Fe, en la Ciudad de México.…


LIBRARIAN PERSPECTIVES: Erik Alonso García Arellano, Collection Development Coordinator, Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey

Curriculum design, technology, and a special project called “Vínculo Académico”. These are some of the subjects discussed in our second Librarian Perspectives interview, with Erik Alonso García Arellano, Collection Development Coordinator at the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey), Santa Fe Campus, in Mexico City.…


Cambridge Open – Celebrating International Open Access Week 2017

Cambridge University Press is proud to support International Open Access Week, running from 23rd to 29th October 2017. As a leading University Press we are actively engaged with Open Access, and our Open Access publishing platform, Cambridge Open, serves authors and the wider community by publishing high-quality, peer-reviewed OA content. Follow our Facebook and Twitter pages this week to read blog posts from our Open Access team, read our most-read Open Access articles, and learn more about Cambridge Open.