Hawai'i Open Books: Reviving Out of Print UH Press Title in OA Format

October 25, 11:30am - 12:45pm
Mānoa Campus, Kuykendall Add to Calendar

In recognition of Open Access Week, come hear UH Press staff and UH Manoa faculty discuss the republication of nearly 100 classic UH Press titles in freely available digital formats.

University of Hawai’i Press is recognized within the global scholarly community as a leading publisher and distributor of books and journals about East and Southeast Asia, Asian American Studies, Hawai’i, and the Pacific.

In 2017 and 2018, University of Hawai’i Press proudly received nearly $200,000 in funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to revive ninety seminal works of scholarship in Hawaiian, Pacific, and Asian studies as open access titles. With these books newly republished, speakers will discuss:

  • How titles were selected for republication
  • The value of republishing key titles in Pacific and Southeast Asian studies
  • How UH Press employed digital publishing technology to revive these books
  • Other open access and digital publishing efforts at UH Press

Event Sponsor
Faculty Mentoring Program, UH Press, Mānoa Campus

More Information
(808) 956-9567, fmp@hawaii.edu, http://www.fmp.hawaii.edu/events.html

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