University of California Press

University of California Press
University of California Press, otherwise known as UC Press, is a publishing house associated with the University of California that engages in academic publishing. It was founded in 1893 to publish books and papers for the faculty of the University of California, established 25 years earlier in 1868. Its headquarters are located in Oakland, California.

The University of California Press currently publishes in the following general subject areas: anthropology, art, ancient world/classical studies, California and the West, cinema & media studies, criminology, environmental studies, food and wine, history, music, politics, psychology, public health and medicine, religion, and sociology.

It is a non-profit publishing arm of the University of California. 25% of its authors are affiliated with the University of California. It publishes on average 175 new books and 30 multi-issue journals in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. It maintains approximately 4,000 book titles in print. It is also the publisher of Collabra and Luminos open access (OA) initiatives.

The Press commissioned as its corporate typeface University of California Old Style from type designer Frederic Goudy from 1936-1938, although it no longer always uses the design.

Collabra

Collabra is University of California Press's open access journal program. The Collabra program currently publishes two open access journals, Collabra: Psychology and Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene, with plans for continued expansion and journal acquisition.

This page was last edited on 16 March 2018, at 13:13.
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