UP Week 2015

#UPWeek Day 4: Throwback Thursday

We’re heading into the homestretch of University Press Week 2015. Today’s theme is a look back with throwback Thursday!

Project MUSE: In honor of their 20th anniversary this year, they will pull some highlights from their 20 years of university press content.

University of Minnesota Press: In honor of their 90th birthday this year, they will celebrate with information and infographic material.

University of Chicago Press: A fictitious letter to the future from c. 1991 (the year the PDF was invented) about scholarly publishing and digital futures.UPW-Logo-2015

University of Manitoba Press: Features books, catalogs, and book launch photos from the 48 years UMP has been publishing.

University of Washington Press: In celebration of kicking off UW Press’s centennial, UW will feature highlights and photos from 100 years of UW Press history.

Duke University Press: A throwback to all of their surprising journal covers.

University of Texas Press:A look back on the street style of 1970s Pennsylvania through the lens of seminal street photographer, Mark Cohen.

University of Michigan Press: Describing the evolution of their book Michigan Trees through more than 100 years the publication has been maintained/edited, with a screen shot of the original cover.

University Press of Kansas: UPK will use this #TBT post, along with a “Today in history” theme, to tie-in relevant books from UPK.

Minnesota Historical Society Press: Mike Evangelist’s Downtown: Minneapolis in the 1970s captures a memorable time and place in the past. His photos generated great interest on social media by those reflecting on the many long-lost places and styles featured. The book itself offers a throwback look at this era.

University of California Press: Autobiography of Mark Twain, Vol. 1 publication in 2010: A media cause célèbre.

University of Toronto Press: UTP Journals will use their throwback Thursday post to highlight the various cover designs their journals have had over the years.

Don’t forget to follow along throughout the day on Twitter with the hashtags #UPWeek and #ReadUP. Also, it’s still not too late to submit an awesome #UPShelfie! Here is ours:

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Stay tuned and don’t miss Friday’s theme: UPs in Conversation with Authors!

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The University Press of Kentucky has a dual mission—the publication of books of high scholarly merit in a variety of fields for a largely academic audience and the publication of books about the history and culture of Kentucky, the Ohio Valley region, the Upper South, and Appalachia. The Press is the statewide mandated nonprofit scholarly publisher for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, operated as an agency of the University of Kentucky and serving all state institutions of higher learning, plus five private colleges and Kentucky's two major historical societies.

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