Directory of Digital Publishing Projects

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University of Alberta Press

Atlas of Alberta Railways
The Atlas of Alberta Railways website is a graphic approach to the railroading history of Alberta. The Atlas' 224 detailed maps are accompanied by short articles, illustrations, historic photographs, charts, graphs and interesting trivia that provide a comprehensive overview of the railways in the province of Alberta.

American University in Cairo Press

Cairo Scholarship Online
Through Oxford's University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) platform, Cairo Scholarship Online makes available the full text of select Middle East Studies books in Political Science, Religion, and Society & Culture.

Amsterdam University Press

Journal of Archaeology in the Low Countries
An Open Access (OA) journal implementing a system to enhance articles, by presenting research data within the articles and providing direct access to research data stored in a repository.

Developing and implementing an OA model for academic books in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Partners include six university presses and the European Community.

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University of California Press

Current Scholarship Program
This is a partnership between University of California Press and JSTOR. From 2011 onwards an enhanced JSTOR platform will carry all current and archival content for the complete run of all UC Press journals. Libraries may purchase custom current content collections based on their specific preferences and may also seamlessly link and search across their JSTOR archival subscriptions. Other benefits include a single point of ordering and invoicing and access point for library patrons.

Mark Twain Project Online
Mark Twain Project Online applies innovative technology to more than four decades' worth of archival research by expert editors at the Mark Twain Project. It offers unfettered, intuitive access to reliable texts, accurate and exhaustive notes, and the most recently discovered letters and documents. Its ultimate purpose is to produce a digital critical edition, fully annotated, of everything Mark Twain wrote. MTPO is a collaboration between the Mark Twain Papers and Project of the Bancroft Library, the California Digital Library, and the University of California Press.

UC Press ebooks Collection, 1982-2004
A joint project of UC Press and the CDL's Publishing Group, UC Press ebooks Collection, 1982-2004, includes nearly 2,000 UC Press-published scholarly books on a range of topics, including art, science, history, music, religion, and fiction. Access to the digital books is free for all UC faculty, staff, and students; more than 750 titles are also freely available to the public. Print versions of many of the books can be purchased directly from UC Press. The CDL employs an XML and Java-based infrastructure to support the publication of these digital books. Readers benefit from format flexibility, full-text searching and internal links to footnote and index references.

eScholarship provides a suite of open access, scholarly publishing services and research tools that enable departments, research units, publishing programs, and individual scholars associated with the University of California to have direct control over the creation and dissemination of the full range of their scholarship. eScholarship is a service of the Publishing Group of the California Digital Library.

Cambridge University Press

Cambridge Books Online
Cambridge Books Online offers access to eBooks from our world-renowned publishing program, covering subjects from all disciplines across science, technology and medicine, as well as humanities and social sciences. Building on their outstanding print program and on our extensive portfolio of high quality, dynamic and innovative online resources, Cambridge Books Online offers predefined or bespoke collections of content within a richly functional, fully searchable online environment.

Cambridge Companions Online
The Companions is an online resource for the humanities. The collection is taken from the renowned Cambridge Companions series of authoritative guides, written by leading experts in the field and used by students, scholars and non-specialists for twenty-six years. The Companions includes more than 500 titles and over 5,000 essays, fully searchable by author, title, topic, or keyword.

University of Chicago Press

The Chicago Digital Distribution Center and BiblioVault
BibiloVault offers a variety of services to not-for-profit publishers including storage of electronic book files, delivery of files to printers, conversion to formats used by ebook distributors, and the sale or free distribution of protected and unprotected ebooks. The repository serves more than 90 scholarly presses and contains digital files for more than 40,000 books.The Chicago Digital Distribution Center is a short-run digital printing facility.

Chicago Digital Editions
The University of Chicago Press publishes most new books and hundreds of older books in electronic editions that can be downloaded from our website to a PC, Mac, or other e-reader platforms.

The Founders' Constitution
Originally published in five volumes totaling more than 3,200 pages by The University of Chicago Press, The Founders' Constitution is an essential resource for understanding the principles that guided the framers of the American republic. The Founders' Constitution consists of extracts from the leading works of political theory, history, law, and constitutional argument on which the framers and their contemporaries drew and which they themselves produced. The documents included range from the early 17th century to the 1830s, from the reflections of philosophers to popular pamphlets, from public debates in ratifying conventions to the private correspondence of the leading political actors of the day. The Web edition contains all the text of the print edition and makes it searchable for easy use.

The Chicago Manual of Style Online
The University of Chicago Press's bible of the publishing and research community is now available on your desktop. The Chicago Manual of Style Online is completely searchable and easy to use, providing quick answers to your style and editing questions. Bookmarking, annotating, and stylesheet tools are included. The Chicago Manual of Style Online incorporates the popular Chicago Style Q&A, a resource that thousands have found as entertaining as it is informative. Additional functionality and features are planned for the future. Individual, group, and institutional annual subscriptions are available.

Columbia University Press

Columbia Earthscape is an interdisciplinary, online archive that connects the social, political, and economic dimensions of the Earth sciences with classroom needs. Columbia Earthscape makes a broad base of resources more widely available, including journals and abstracts, international conference literature and working papers, environmental legislation, full-text monographs, selected chapters, and news, alongside basic textbooks, lectures, image banks, multimedia exercises, and labs. A Columbia University Press/EPIC project.

The Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online
Based on the 1998 three-volume Columbia Gazetteer of the World from Columbia University Press, the Gazetteer Online launched in 2001 and provides comprehensive search capabilities and articles on over 170,000 places in the world and cross-referenced place names. With information on geography, politics, economics, and natural resources, the Gazetteer provides a wealth of data on places in the world, and is updated on an ongoing basis using a Web-based content management system that allows full-time access to the editorial system by all of the work's contributors.

The Columbia Granger's World of Poetry Online
Based on the venerable Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry, this Web-based resource from Columbia University Press contains the complete Granger's database encompassing many past editions of the print version as well as on-going new additions of indexed anthologies and the full-text of over 30,000 poems.

A project of the American Historical Association and Columbia University Press/EPIC, and supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Gutenberg-e selects six prize-winning history manuscripts per year. The scholars are given grants to turn these monographs into multi-media e-publications. The electronic versions offer elements that cannot be conveyed in print: extensive documentation, hyperlinks to supplementary literature, images, music, video, and links to related websites. The project explored innovative ways of publishing new, creative scholarship, while maintaining the highest standards of peer-review. The Gutenberg-e publications are available in OA and through the ACLS Humanities ebook collection.

Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is designed to be the most comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 on that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, and proceedings from conferences. Each section of CIAO is updated with new material on a regular schedule.

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Duke University Press

The Carlyle Letters Online: A Victorian Cultural Reference
Produced by Duke University Press, in partnership with HighWire Press of Stanford University, The Carlyle Letters Online: A Victorian Cultural Reference allows users to browse thousands of letters easily by date, volume, recipient, and subject, making it one of the finest and most comprehensive literary archives of the nineteenth century. Correspondents include Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Charles Dickens. The features of the Carlyle Letters Online include over 10,000 letters to over 600 recipients, an internal web of hyperlinks connecting all letters in the collection, and the latest advances in digital scholarship with the full textual and scholarly authority of traditional university press editions. This resource is available free of charge.

e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection
The e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection provides online access to at least 100 new scholarly books published by Duke University Press in the humanities and social sciences throughout a calendar year. The e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection will be hosted by Highwire, from which an unlimited number of simultaneous users at a subscribing institution will be able to access content. In years in which they purchase the collection, libraries will also receive access to over 1500 backlist titles. Additionally, Duke University Press has partnered with Duke University's Perkins Library to provide enhanced MARC cataloging records, including chapter-level metadata.

e-Duke Journals Scholarly Collection
Hosted by Stanford University Libraries' HighWire Press, the e-Duke Journals Scholarly Collection includes online access to twenty-nine Duke University Press humanities and social science journals. Subscription to the collection provides a tiered discounting structure, access to available issues from 2000 to the present, and print subscriptions at discounted rates. Subscribers to the e-Duke Journals Scholarly Collection can take advantage of many other features as well, including enhanced search abilities and reference linking, COUNTER 3–compliant usage statistics (scheduled for 2009), table-of-contents alerting, toll-free access across cited journals within HighWire's collection (1,156 journals), access to complete retrodigitized content for eight titles, and RSS feeds (for select Duke University Press journals).

Duke University Press Journals Online
Launched in December 2005, Duke University Press journal content is available through HighWire Press. Known for setting the bar for online functionality and usability as well as for the stability and robustness of its site, HighWire's impressive array of features—including Table of Contents alerting, toll-free access across cited journals within HighWire's collection, RSS feeds (available for select Duke University Press journals), and enhanced search features and reference linking—are available to Duke University Press journal subscribers with online access.

DMJ 100
The first 100 volumes of Duke Mathematical Journal, one of the world's leading mathematical journals, is now available in a fully searchable electronic format. Spanning 4,830 articles published in the Duke Mathematical Journal between 1935 and 1999, DMJ 100's features include page-level TIFF images at 600 DPI, fully searchable PDF and DjVu article files, OCR files with minimal tagging for further development, and issue level metadata (including links from each article to MathSciNet and Zentralblatt, as well as Mathematics Subject Classifications for each article back to 1978).

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University Press of Florida

Florida Scholarship Online
Through Oxford's University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) platform, Florida Scholarship Online makes available the full text of over 250 titles in the fields of Archaeology, Literature, History, and Society & Culture, including Latin American Studies and Middle East Studies.

Orange Grove Texts Plus
Orange Grove Text Plus (OGT+) is a joint initiative of the University Press of Florida and the Orange Grove, Florida's Digital Repository. The goal of this partnership is to reduce the cost of books to students by offering texts that are affordable, accessible, and adaptable to reader preferences. OGT+ delivers access to a wide range of textbooks in a choice of electronic or bound book formats. These books are priced at 40-50% less than similar textbooks purchased at retail outlets, including online discounters.

Fordham University Press

Dangerous Citizens
The Columbia University Center for Digital Research and Scholarship has partnered with author Neni Panourgiá and Fordham University Press to produce an interactive version of the award-winning book Dangerous Citizens: The Greek Left and the Terror of the State. The web adaptation will integrate multi-layered multimedia, original language recordings, and other dynamic features that cannot be accommodated in print.

Fordham Scholarship Online
As part of Oxford's University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) platform, Fordham Scholarship Online is a cross-searchable library offering, for the first time, quick and easy access to the full text of over 300 books in History, Literature, Philosophy, and Religion.

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