Open Access: A view from Denmark

Anna Mette Morthorst is Open Access coordinator at the Royal Danish Library. Her job entails OA advocacy, and OA policy work, primarily for Aarhus University.…


IT, books and bookbots: Dr Jomkwan Polparsi on Thai libraries

Dr Jomkwan Polparsi was welcomed to the Cambridge Asian Librarian Advisory Board for the first time in 2018. Dr Polparsi works in Bangkok, at the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce [UTCC].…


Wits University Press ebooks now available on Cambridge Core

In 2018, ebooks from Wits University Press will be exclusively available to institutions online via Cambridge Core.  We are excited that this new agreement, which launched on 1st May 2018, is the first partnership between Cambridge University Press and an African-based university press.…


RSS feeds now available on Cambridge Core

RSS feeds are now available on Cambridge Core, to alert you to the latest publishing in journals and subjects of your choice.…


Charles Clark Memorial Lecture 2018

This year’s Charles Clark Memorial Lecture was, as usual, presented at the London Book Fair, but for the first time on the first day of the fair.  The keynote speaker was Andrus Ansip, Vice President of the European Commission and European Commissioner for the Digital Single Market.  Mr Ansip is Estonian; the book fair’s guest countries this year were Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.…


CUP promotes Author-Centricity at the London Book Fair

The London Book Fair 2018, held at Olympia on 10th – 12th April, seemed a little less well-attended than usual, perhaps because it clashed with the UKSG Conference that took place at the same time in Glasgow.  For Cambridge University Press, however, it was a very busy and successful event: each day the large Cambridge stand was packed with visitors either attending pre-arranged appointments or just dropping in.…


Successful Academic publishing

On the 6th March, Dan Edwards, Life Sciences journals publisher at Cambridge, presented to a room of Cambridge Librarians, at a time when they are increasingly being asked to support researchers on the publishing process.…


Report from an ER&L 2018 session on PIE-J, featuring Cambridge’s Stephanie Kaelin

Senior Library Sales Manager Stephanie Kaelin participated in a panel at the 2018 ER&L meeting in Austin, Texas, entitled “Publisher Platforms and NISO’s PIE-J: Working together to improve e-journal access”.…


PERSPECTIVAS BIBLIOTECARIAS: Carlos Alberto Martínez y Rubén Pérez Cantor, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro, Querétaro, México

En esta ocasión tenemos 2×1 de entrevista. Nuestras preguntas las respondieron un par de bibliotecarios Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro, en la ciudad de Querétaro, ubicada a 218 kilómetros al noroeste de la capital mexicana.…


LIBRARIAN PERSPECTIVES: Carlos Alberto Martínez and Rubén Pérez Cantor, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico

This time around we interviewed two librarians from Querétaro, Mexico, a city located 218 kilometers to the northeast of Mexico City.…


Cambridge University Press Celebrate International Women’s Day 2018

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS CELEBRATE WOMEN IN ACADEMIA FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY In celebration of International Women’s Day (8 March), Cambridge University Press (the Press) has made a collection of inspirational work written by, or about, leading academics and pioneers such as Marie Curie, Margaret Atwood and Angela Merkel, available to read for free online.…


Award-winning ebooks from Cambridge University Press

Since 2012, books published by Cambridge University Press have won more than 440 major awards. Of these, more than 330 are available as ebooks for institutional purchase.