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From Conflict to Inclusion in Housing Cover

From Conflict to Inclusion in Housing

Accessible study that maps the current terrain of political thinking, ethical conversations and community activism that complements the current discourse on new opportunities to access housing.

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Social Media in Emergent Brazil

Groundbreaking ethnographic study that examines why social media low income Brazilians have invested so much of their time and money in learning about social media.

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Developing the Higher Education Curriculum Cover

Developing the Higher Education Curriculum

Essential new collection exploring ‘research-based education’ as applied in practice within the higher education sector.

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University Press Redux: The Return

Thursday, 16 November 2017

For me, and I think for many others in the university press sector, the first University Press Redux Conference in March 2016 marked a sea change in the way UK university presses are seen, and see themselves. Kick-started by the momentum generated by the Academic Book of the Futureproject (a two-year research project into the scholarly […]

Publishing with UCL Press – an author’s perspective

Monday, 06 November 2017

Today’s guest post is by Gabriel Moshenska, Senior Lecturer in Public Archaeology at UCL and author of Key Concepts in Public Archaeology, a textbook produced as part of JISC’s Institution as E-Textbook Publisher study.  The book is out. It has gone where academic books are supposed to go: a copy in the library, a copy […]

Open Access Week 2017: 23-27 October 2017

Thursday, 26 October 2017

This year UCL Press is celebrating Open Access Week with the news that the 52 books we have published since launching two-and-a-half years ago have been downloaded over 500,000 times in over 200 countries around the world. This is wonderful evidence of the potential of scholarly monographs to travel when they are made freely available. […]

Frankfurt Book Fair

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

The Frankfurt Book Fair is the oldest and largest book fair in the world. Founded in 1454, it has taken place regularly ever since, and it attracts more than 7,000 exhibitors from over 100 countries and over 278,000 visitors annually(2016 figures). It has five separate halls each with several floors. The Fair has a dual […]

The International Convention of University Presses

Monday, 23 October 2017

The Frankfurt Book Fair is the world’s largest trade fair for books. It takes place in October every year. UCL Press had a stand at the Fair this year where we could showcase our books, and have meetings with other academic publishers and suppliers. While at the Fair, I attended the 5th International Convention of […]

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