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| keypeople = Books, Academic journal>journals| topics = | genre = | imprints = | revenue = | numemployees = | nasdaq = www.ucpress.edu}}}}(File:ASA conference 2008 - 19.JPG|thumb|2008 conference booth)University of California Press, otherwise known as UC Press, is a publishing house associated with the University of California that engages in academic publishing. It was founded in 1893BOOK, Jeff, Camhi, A Dam in the River: Releasing the Flow of University Ideas,weblink 31 August 2013, 15 April 2013, Algora Publishing, 978-0-87586-989-6, 149–, to publish scholarly and scientific works by faculty of the University of California, established 25 years earlier in 1868, and has been officially headquartered at the University's flagship campus in Berkeley, California since its inception.University of California Office of the PresidentAs the non-profit publishing arm of the University of California system, the UC Press is fully subsidized by the University and the State of California. A third of its authors are faculty members of the University. The Press publishes over 250 new books and almost four-dozen multi-issue journals annually, in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, and maintains approximately 4,000 book titles in print.University of California Press official website It is also the digital publisher of Collabra and Luminos open access (OA) initiatives.The University of California Press publishes in the following subjects: African studies, American studies, ancient world (classics), anthropology, art, Asian studies, communication, criminology & criminal justice, economics, environmental studies, film & media studies, food & wine, gender & sexuality, global studies, health, history, language, Latin American studies, literary studies & poetry, Middle Eastern studies, music, philosophy, politics, psychology, religion, sciences, and sociology.The Press has its administrative office in downtown Oakland, California, an editorial branch office in Los Angeles, and a sales office in New York, and distributes through marketing offices in Great Britain, Asia, Australia, and Latin America. A Board consisting of senior officers of the University of California, headquartered in Berkeley, holds responsibility for the operations of the Press, and authorizes and approves all manuscripts for publication. The Editorial Committee consists of distinguished faculty members representing the University's nine campuses.The Press commissioned as its corporate typeface University of California Old Style from type designer Frederic Goudy from 1936-1938, although it no longer always uses the design.BOOK, Goudy, Frederic, Frederic Goudy, A Half-Century of Type Design and Typography: 1895-1945, Volume 1, 1946, The Typophiles, New York, 216–9,weblink 26 February 2016, WEB, Carter, Matthew, Goudy, the good ol’ boy (Bruckner biography review),weblink Eye Magazine, 5 February 2016, WEB, Shaw, Paul, An appreciation of Frederic W. Goudy as a type designer,weblink 12 July 2015, WEB, Updike, John, John Updike, A Bull in the Typography Shop: a review of Frederic Goudy by D. J. R. Bruckner,weblink New York Times, 5 February 2016,

Notable books

Open access (OA) programs at UC Press

Collabra
Collabra is University of California Press's open access journal program. The Collabra program currently publishes two open access journals, Collabra: Psychology and Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene, with plans for continued expansion and journal acquisition.weblink
Luminos
Luminos is University of California Press’s open access response to the challenged monograph landscape. With the same high standards for selection, peer review, production, and marketing as its traditional book publishing program, Luminos is a transformative model, built as a partnership where costs and benefits are shared.weblink

Notable series

The University of California Press re-printed a number of novels under the California Fiction series from 1996–2001. These titles were selected for their literary merit and for their illumination of California history and culture.BOOK, See, Carolyn, Golden Days, 1996, University of California Press, Berkeley, 0520206738, WEB, California Fiction,weblink University of California Press, 14 October 2015,

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