Mid-sized university presses thriving in unison

Mid-sized university presses thriving in unison

The ‘mid-tier’ university presses - Liverpool, Manchester, Edinburgh, Bristol and Wales - standing halfway between the major Oxbridge presses at one end of the spectrum, and the many new, small ventures springing up on the other, are arguably an unsung success story in academic publishing.

While they remain small players in the wider landscape, a UP monograph, with its guarantee of quality, remains an important item on an aspiring academic’s CV and, unlike their North American counterparts, the UK mid-size presses are all expected to make their own way commercially in their scholarly publi...

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