UPDATE: North American University Presses (1/1/05; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Jagodzinski, Cecile
contact email: 

Deadline extended

I am seeking contributors for a volume in the Dictionary of Literary
Biography series with the working title _North American University
Presses_. Entries will range in length from 3000-8000 words, and offer
a chronological overview of the history of each press, discuss the
press's significance, editorial emphases, and current publishing
activities. Contributors receive a small honorarium and a copy of the
volume. The deadline for submission of completed entries is 1 January

The following presses, with essay lengths, are still available:

Cornell University Press (5,000)
McGill-Queen's University Press (3,000)
Michigan State University Press (3,000)
Ohio State University Press (3,000)
State University of New York Press (3,500)
Syracuse University Press (3,000)
University of British Columbia Press (3,000)
University of Hawai'i Press (3,000)
University of Iowa Press (3,000)
University of Nebraska Press (3,000)
University of Oklahoma Press (3,000)
University of South Carolina Press (3,000)
University of Tennessee Press (3,000)
University Press of Kentucky (3,000)
University Press of Mississippi (3,000)
University Press of New England (3,000)
Wayne State University Press (3,000)
Yale University Press (6,500)

See http://www.bcl-manly.com for a sample entry and DLB style
guidelines, or consult your library's reference department for examples
of previous volumes in the series. (The volumes entitled _British
Literary Publishing Houses_ and _American Literary Publishing Houses_
are relevant examples for this particular project.) For a list of
available publishers and essay lengths, or for general inquiries,
contact: Cecile Jagodzinski, Director of Collection Development and
Digital Scholarship, Indiana University Libraries, Main Library E651,
1320 E. 10th St., Bloomington, IN 47405 (e-mail, cjagodzi_at_indiana.edu).
Potential contributors should also include a current CV.

Cecile M. Jagodzinski, Ph.D.
Director of Collection Development and Digital Scholarship
Indiana University Libraries
Main Library E651
1320 E. 10th St.
Bloomington, IN 47405
E-MAIL: cjagodzi_at_indiana.edu
PHONE: 812-856-2313
FAX: 812-855-8068

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Received on Fri Aug 13 2004 - 12:23:42 EDT