The National Policy for Open Access in Sweden

Wilhelm Widmark, Library Director of Stockholm University Library, presented to the Cambridge University Press Global Library Advisory Board in November 2016 about the Swedish national policy for implementing Open Access (OA).…


Most Read in 2016

A collection of the most read posts published in 2016


Debating copyright ‘fair use’ at the London Book Fair

The 2017 Charles Clark lecture on copyright took place at the London Book Fair on Wednesday 15th March.  It was chaired by Peter Day, the long-serving BBC broadcaster.  The two speakers were both American judges: Judge Pierre Laval, who has served on the US Court of Appeal and is a District Judge for New York and Jon Baumgarten, a US copyright lawyer.  Although the whole of the lecture was about fair use, their exchange was mainly about the 2014 – 2015 appeal by Google against claims of violation of copyright by various publishers and the Association of American Publishers, which Google won.…


Cambridge Open Access books for your library

Did you know that Open Access books are available via Cambridge Core?  These books cover topics across law, literature, life sciences, politics and more, and can be accessed online by readers from across the world without charge or licence agreement.…


Article Purchase now available on Cambridge Core

Online purchase and download of articles is now available for individual users on Cambridge Core. From search results, journal issues or individual article landing pages, readers can now purchase articles instantly on the platform.


The growth and development of Cambridge Core: what’s changed since launch?

Great user experience is at the heart of everything we do with Cambridge Core. From the very start of development, the needs of our users and customers have been our central focus with regular user-testing and consultation with the community.…


Cambridge Core launches a new citation tool

You may have noticed that our ‘Export citation’ function has changed over the last couple of days. We are delighted to announce the launch of our new citation tool, powered by Easybib.…


Cambridge Asia Librarians’ Day 2017

Creating Connections – Building Bridges was the theme of the sixth Cambridge Asia Librarians’ day held on Monday 16th January 2017 and hosted by the Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta.…


Academic Publishing and the UK Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

As part of the celebrations for Academic Book Week, the Booksellers Association sponsored a seminar, called From REF to TEF, which considered the implications that the UK Teaching Excellence Framework [TEF] might have for the academic publishing and bookselling industries.  The seminar took place at the British Library on Wednesday 25th January.


2016 NAG / Nielsen prize for Innovation goes to Helen Adey and Dorothy Atherton

Helen Adey, a much valued members of CUP’s librarian panel, of Nottingham Trent University Library and her colleague Dorothy Atherton, provided a conference highlight with their talk on NTU’s Your Books, More Books initiative [YBMB], which won the NAG / Nielsen Award for Innovation 2016.…


Journals aid and donation in developing countries: An interview with Anne Powell of INASP

Cambridge University Press works with several international aid programs to secure sustainable access to research for people living in developing countries.


Cambridge Asia Librarians’ Day 2016

The fifth (Asian) Cambridge Librarians Day was held in Seoul, South Korea, on 11th January, kindly hosted by the staff of Seoul National University (SNU) Library.  Over fifty librarians attended from academic libraries across the whole of South Korea, together with members of the Cambridge Asian Librarians Advisory Board [CALAB], representing several countries across Asia.