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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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The Journal of the Sylvia Townsend Warner Society

This journal aims to create wider interest in this original and witty writer through scholarly articles and previously unpublished works.

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Textbook of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

A comprehensive overview of the vast topic of reconstructive plastic surgery and its various subspecialties for introductory plastic surgery and surgical science courses.

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Online Book Launch: Social Media in Industrial China and Social Media in Rural China

We are delighted to invite you to join Professor Daniel Miller (UCL Anthropology), Xinyuan Wang (UCL Anthropology) and Tom McDonald (HKU Sociology) for a live and interactive discussion about UCL’s groundbreaking Why We Post project. The discussion will take place on Tuesday 13th September 2016 at 3pm BST/ 10am EDT / 7am PDT / 10pm HKT. 

Published: Aug 23, 2016 9:52:22 AM

Open access digital scholarly publishing three new ways from UCL Press

The new open digital scholarship platform from UCL Press presents its open access books online in three distinct and innovative formats: enhanced digital editions, monographs with scholarly functionalities, and BOOCs (Books as Open Online Content).

Published: Jul 13, 2016 10:41:42 AM

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


Un Manjar: Viral Chilean slang

Monday, 22 August 2016

Today’s guest blog is by Nell Haynes, Visiting Assistant Professor at Northwestern University and author of Social Media in Northern Chile. In Chile, “manjar” is a kind of sweet sauce, similar to dulce de leche or caramel. It’s often used as filling in layer cakes or atop pancakes. It is almost universally loved for its smooth […]

Anything but selfies…

Monday, 15 August 2016

In every respect we are delighted with the launch of our project. We now engage in daily interaction with the thousands of students registered on our FutureLearn course, plus many thousands more on the translated versions on UCL eXtend. The almost 20,000 downloads of our books is a real boost for Open Access. But there has been one element that I found […]

Writing the Academic Book of the Future

Monday, 08 August 2016

The Academic Book of the Future is a two-year AHRC and British Library-funded project investigating the academic book in its current and emerging contexts. The Project has worked closely and collaboratively with a wide range of community partners, including individuals and groups from academia, publishing, bookselling, libraries, and other areas invested in the academic book […]

People behind the press: meet our Admin Assistant

Wednesday, 03 August 2016

In a semi-regular blog series, we’ll introduce you to the people behind the press.  Today we’re introducing you to Elli Sullivan, our Admin Assistant. What is your role and what does it involve? My role within UCL Press is Administration Assistant.  My role involves supporting all of the UCL Press team members. How long have […]

Gregynog Colloquium- a conference with a difference

Monday, 25 July 2016

The Gregynog Colloquium is the annual residential conference of WHELF (Wales Higher Education Libraries Forum) and HEWIT (Higher Education Wales Information Technology) where Welsh HE librarians and IT specialists gather to share knowledge and ideas and to hear about new initiatives from other institutions. Drawing around 188 colleagues annually from Welsh HE libraries, the Gregynog Colloquium […]

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