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IBPA Announces Benjamin Franklin Awards Winners
June 3, 2010

More than 250 gathered in the ballroom of the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City on May 24 to celebrate the 152 finalists and winners of the 22nd Annual Benjamin Franklin Awards, chosen by 150 hard-working judges from 1300 entries in 50 categories.

University Presses and the Digital Universe
June 1, 2007

The Association of American University Presses (AAUP)—an organization of nonprofit publishers whose members strive to advance scholarship through their offerings—believes that the university press segment’s fundamental mission has not changed since America’s oldest university press, The Johns Hopkins University Press, was founded in 1878. However, the landscape in which its members operate has changed greatly, and the forecast calls for additional change in the future. As throughout the rest of the publishing industry, driving this change are advances in digital technologies. A varying segment According to Steve Maikowski, director of NYU Press, the university press world is divided into four major sales groups