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Encyclopedia > Cornell University Press

Cornell University Press, established in 1869, was the first university publishing enterprise in the United States and is one of the country's largest university presses. It produces approximately 150 titles each year in various disciplines including anthropology, classics, cultural studies, history, literary criticism and theory, medieval studies, philosophy, politics and international relations, psychology and psychiatry, and women's studies. 1869 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


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Cornell University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (4014 words)
Cornell's main campus is situated on a rolling site of 745 acres (3 km²) overlooking Cayuga Lake, the largest of the Finger Lakes, and the central portion is bounded to its north and south by picturesque gorges and waterfalls.
Cornell University Press, established in 1869, was the first university publishing enterprise in the United States and is one of the country's largest university presses.
Cornell is involved in a collaboration with the Jed Foundation and several other universities to enhance and evaluate university-wide efforts to identify and intervene with students in distress, prevent suicides, reduce harm related to mental health problems, and enhance student mental health.
University Press Publishing in the United States (5437 words)
Gilman proposed, therefore, that the university take on the job of publication itself—and Johns Hopkins University Press was born: a publishing house relieved from the obligation to generate profits for owners and shareholders by operating under the nonprofit charter of the university and charged with publishing the results of post-doctoral research.
University presses offered an important new avenue for expanding that outreach mission by publishing books in which the intellectual resources of the university were focused on topics of local or regional interest: state and community histories, area guidebooks, books about local wildflowers, birds, cooking, architecture, folklore and music, biographies of statesmen and political leaders.
University presses are also working on the cutting edge of electronic publishing, often working in collaboration with each other, with their university libraries, and with scholarly societies.
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