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Here at MPublishing we’re paying close attention to the news coming out of Columbia, MO regarding the University of Missouri and its newly “reimagined” university press. If you’d like to learn more about this emerging story, MU’s initial press release is available here. According to MU Chancellor Brady Deaton: This new 21st century press will enable the University of Missouri to be an innovator and nationwide leader in university publishing at a time when traditional academic…

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The Library’s Espresso Book Machine web site has now been expanded and updated to reflect our current operations with the new machine we installed this winter. In addition to the standard information about hours of operation, book prices, and contact information, visitors will find an updated FAQ, examples of past projects, and details about services offered, including self-publishing. You can also search for items from our “local” EBM catalog as well as public domain titles available for…

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David Enders, author of Baghdad Bulletin and the forthcoming Death of a Nation, appeared on Dan Rather Reports Tuesday evening to discuss the ongoing conflict in Syria between forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and opposition forces seeking to drive his regime from power. After showing Enders’ devastating footage from villages decimated by the brutality of Assad’s armies,


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Happy summer! Here’s what we’ve been working on in the MPublishing office during the month of June.   The last issue of 2011 for Michigan Quarterly Review was made freely available. Volume 50, Issue 4 features poetry from Randy Blasing, Todd Boss, Martha Collins, Rick Hilles, Patricia Hooper, and Joe Wilkins and fiction by Peter Ho Davies, Massa Makan Diabaté, Janis Hubschman, Lia Silver, and Jonathan Strong. Issue 4 also features Elizabeth Alexander on black experimental poetry, Marian Crotty on the borderline lover,…

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The latest book from Open Humanities Press is now available to read online, download, or purchase. The Cultural Politics of the New American Studies by John Carlos Rowe asks important questions about the role of public intellectuals, cultural critics, and the discipline of American Studies itself in today’s media environment. John Carlos Rowe is the USC Associates Professor of the Humanities and Chair of the Department of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of…

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