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UBC Press Picks: Books on Volunteering

Posted: December 5, 2017
In honour of International Volunteer Day, we've selected UBC Press books that capture the importance and spirit of volunteering. ...more
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UBC Press: Tweets that Count?

Posted: November 9, 2017
University presses are in the business of communicating important, often verbose and scholarly, information to a sometimes very targeted audience. It’s what we do, it’s what we do well, and it’s what should remain our core mission as a university press. However, this method of communicating is often in opposition to the goal of social media—to relay quick snippets of information and videos of cats doing things. ...more

Libraries and Librarians helping us all #LookItUP

Posted: November 9, 2017
#Alternativefacts. #FakeNews. Phrases of political rhetoric that rapidly became a lightning rod for information professionals, journalists, and academics to galvanize against and respond in kind with #EvaluateSources. #FactCheck. ...more

Exciting times, indeed, but also nerve-wracking:
UBC Press's foray into trade publishing

Posted: November 7, 2017
Every university press publishes books that matter or – as we like to say at UBC Press – “Thought That Counts.” But these books would matter more if publishers could get the attention of readers outside of their traditional hard-core academic audience. Over the past two years, UBC Press has tried to do exactly that, honing newfound skills to attract general readers. ...more

Behind-the-Scenes: The New Purich Books Logo

Posted: November 1, 2017
On a crisp October afternoon, Liz Hudson (UBC Press’s inventory coordinator) and I had the pleasure of sitting down with Emma Novotny, Senior Graphic Designer from UBC’s Faculty of Arts, to chat about the process behind designing the new Purich Books logo. ...more

In the News: Give and Take

Posted: October 6, 2017
Shirley Tillotson's tax book, Give and Take: The Citizen Taxpayer and the Rise of Canadian Democracy, is releasing in just over a month. Lately she's been making the rounds in the media. ...more

Concordia University Press Partners with UBC Press

Posted: September 26, 2017
Concordia University Press and UBC Press are pleased to announce a partnership which will see UBC Press assume worldwide responsibility for marketing and distribution of Concordia University Press’s English-language print books. ...more

UBC Press Picks: Books on Public Memory and Commemoration

Posted: August 24, 2017
Monuments and public art are embedded with meaning, shaping how we understand the past. How do they support or challenge common interpretations of the past – and the present? How might civic art and commemorations claim space for society’s more vulnerable groups? And how do local places – the main street, the city square, the village museum, internment camps, and the rural landscape – becomes spaces that connect memory with identity? ...more
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Job Posting: Project Development Manager, Digital Books in Indigenous Studies

Posted: August 10, 2017
UBC Press and the University of Washington Press seek a Project Development Manager. ...more

UBC Press Picks: Canada 150

Posted: July 17, 2017
To contribute to the dialogue around Canada’s Sesquicentennial, UBC Press is showcasing a curated list of our books that reflect the richness and diversity of our country. The list has been chosen by staff and friends of UBC Press. ...more
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