Columbia University Press announces two new distribution clients
Columbia University Press is pleased to announce the addition of two new distribution clients. Beginning January 1, 2013, Columbia University Press began to distribute frontlist and backlist titles from Transcript and, in a separate deal, Jagiellonian University Press.
Effective immediately, Columbia University Press will sell and market Transcript books in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. Jagiellonian University Press books are available through Columbia University Press in the United States, Canada, and Latin America.
Columbia University Press titles and all those of its distribution clients can be ordered through Perseus Distribution.
To view or download a PDF of current and backlist titles for both Transcript and Jagiellonian University Press go to http://www.cup.columbia.edu/static/tv-jup-cat
Additionally, Hong Kong University Press, which is currently distributed in North America by Columbia University Press, has extended its distribution agreement with Columbia to include the United Kingdom, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia. Sales for the territory are managed by the University Press Group (a sales consortium of the University Presses of California, Columbia, Princeton, and MIT) Order processing, shipping, customer service, and credit control for the University Press Group are managed by John Wiley & Sons Ltd European Distribution Centre.
Transcript is one of the leading academic publishers on the German-language book market. With more than ninety series, Transcript serves the academic fields of social, media, and cultural studies as well as history, philosophy, and cultural management. Its philosophy is to combine advanced theoretical reflection with careful empirical observation. Transcript aims to address not only academic readers but also the scientifically interested public. Its program features both highly specialized contributions and lighter, essayistic texts that offer appealing analyses of current cultural discussions. For students and lecturers, Transcript offers concise introductions, carefully composed readings of canonical texts, encyclopedias, and textbooks. Transcript publishes approximately 50 books a year in English as well as 250 books a year in German. Columbia University Press will initially be distributing only its English-language publications.
About JagiellonianUniversity Press:
JagiellonianUniversity is the oldest university in Poland and the second-oldest university in Central Europe. Jagiellonian University Press is one of the leading academic publishers in Poland and specializes in books on history, political science, Polish studies, foreign languages and cultures, ethnology, journalism, social communication, philosophy, sociology, management, psychology, psychiatry, and medicine. The mission of the Jagiellonian University Press is to show Polish scientific achievements all over the world, and to produce high-quality scientific and educational content with the highest level of technical and editorial expertise issued for researchers and students from Poland. Jagiellonian University Press publishes approximately 20 books a year in English and 200 books a year in Polish. Columbia University Press will be distributing only its English-language publications.
About ColumbiaUniversity Press
Columbia University Press was founded in 1893. With nearly 115 years of continuous publishing activities, it is the fourth-oldest university press in America. Notable highlights in its history include the publication of the Columbia Encyclopedia in 1935, the acquisition of The Columbia Granger’s Index to Poetry in 1945, the introduction of the three Sources anthologies of Chinese, Japanese, and Indian classic works in the 1950s, and, over the years, the publication of works by numerous eminent thinkers, including Theodor Adorno, Richard Allen, David Bordwell, Michel Chion, Rey Chow, Thomas Doherty, Todd Gitlin, Mikhail Gorbachev, John Rawls, Philip Rosen, Jeffrey Sachs, Janet Staiger, Joseph Stiglitz, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, and Robin Wood. For more information see: http://www.cup.columbia.edu/.