University Press Week: Blog Tour Day Four

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Today is the fourth day of the first annual University Press Week, and the blog tour continues with five new posts.

  • Princeton University Press features an interview with Dorothea Von Moltke, co-owner of Labyrinth Books, about what university press books mean to her business.
  • Indiana University Press has a post from former intern Nico Perrino about university presses’ vital role disseminating scholarly communication and advancing scholarship.
  • Fordham University Press director Fredric Nachbaur writes about how university presses provide sources of expertise in times of crisis.
  • Texas A&M University Press features a post from author and Houston Chronicle columnist Loren Steffy in which he discusses the impact of University Presses and the lasting impact of TAMU Press both on the field of nautical archaeology and on his family.
  • Georgetown University Press has a post from publicist Jackie Beilhard on how university presses are uniquely talented in creating scholarly material for Less Commonly Taught Languages.

You can check the full blog tour schedule to see what else is coming this week. If you’re just joining us, check out our links to Day 3 posts, Day 2 posts, and Day 1 posts in the blog tour.