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Social Media in Northern Chile

Groundbreaking ethnographic study by Nell Haynes that examines social media use in a marginalised town in Northern Chile.

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How the World Changed Social Media

How the World Changed Social Media

Summary of the findings of groundbreaking 15 months of  ethnographic research undertaken in 8 countries around the world. 

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Discord and Consensus in the Low Countries, 1700-2000

Interdisciplinary volume that explores consensus and discord in a Low Countries context along broad cultural, linguistic and historical lines.

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Take a "footie" and win!

In England people take selfies, but in Chile they prefer 'footies'. Show us your feet to win a bottle of fizz!

Published: Jun 21, 2016 3:25:04 PM

Announcing brand new open access formats from UCL Press

UCL Press is delighted to present its open access books online in three new distinct and innovative formats: enhanced digital editions, monographs with scholarly functionalities, and BOOCs (books as open online content).

Published: Jun 16, 2016 10:51:44 AM

Volume 9, Issue 4 of AMPS Now Available

We are delighted to announce the publication of a new issue of the open access journal Architecture_MPS (Architectures_Media, Politics Society), the final issue in a special series about housing.

Published: Jun 14, 2016 9:56:41 AM

New Catalogue Available

The Autumn/Winter edition of the UCL Press New Publication Catalogue is now available online. Inside, you'll find details of brand new titles including the more titles from the Why We Post Project, a brand new series, Global Dutch, which examines Low Countries history and culture, and our first popular science title, Why Icebergs Float .  All our books are freely available to download in open access digital editions, and in print or ebook copies for sale through book retailers.View the catalogue here: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ucl-press/docs/ucl-press-catalogue-autumn-winter-2016

Published: Jun 13, 2016 10:33:00 AM


1st Birthday Party for UCL Press

Friday, 24 June 2016

Today’s guest post is posted on behalf of Paul Ayris, Director of Library Services at UCL and CEO of UCL Press. 16 June 2016 was an auspicious day for UCL Press. This was the day when we held  a Birthday Party to celebrate 1 year of publishing activity. 100 people accepted the Press’s invitation to […]

Audio and Audio-Visual Academic Book of the Future

Thursday, 23 June 2016

On 23 May I was invited to speak at the ‘Audio and Audio-Visual Academic Book of the Future’ event, a symposium hosted by the British Library. The event was convened by Steven Dryden, a sound librarian at the BL, and aimed to bring together publishers, librarians and researchers to discuss the use of audio-visual content […]

‘Open access will allow us to establish a much closer dialogue’

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Today’s guest blog is by Edward King, Lecturer in Portuguese and Lusophone Studies at the University of Bristol. His book, Technology, Posthumanism and the Graphic Novel in Latin America will publish in 2017. Technology, Posthumanism and the Graphic Novel in Latin America will be the first book-length study of the graphic novel form in the region. Latin America […]

Housing – Critical Futures: ‘a critical issue at a critical time’

Friday, 17 June 2016

A research programme led by AMPS (Architecture, Media, Politics, Society) and supported by UCL Press The Housing – Critical Futures research programme confronts a critical issue at a critical time. In London, a leading capital of global finance, there is a chronic shortage of affordable housing for those that service ‘the service’ sector. The crisis is at […]

‘We are all suburbanites’

Thursday, 16 June 2016

Suburban Urbanities is an edited collection that is the culmination of over seven years’ research into the urban form and social logic of metropolitan suburbs. The research considered the factors that contribute to the long-term success of suburban town centres. In order to do this we studied a century’s morphological evolution and land use patterns […]

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