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LISWire: Gale Streamlines Workflow for Instructors and Students with New LMS Integration to Support Classroom Learning

April 17, 2018 - 9:34am

New LMS Integration Simplifies Access to Gale Resources, Seamlessly Connecting Libraries to Learners

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – April 17, 2018 – Gale, a Cengage company, has made it easier for students and educators to discover and access Gale digital resources from within their learning management system (LMS). Gale has achieved conformance certification for Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI) 1.0 and Deep Linking from IMS Global Learning Consortium. Now educators can seamlessly integrate their library’s Gale content into learning management systems that support LTI and Deep Linking such as Schoology, Blackboard, Canvas, Moodle and others. This provides easy access to Gale resources from one platform through single sign-on, streamlining workflow to meet classroom instruction needs, foster student engagement and support textbook affordability initiatives. View a list of Gale’s LTI-compliant and Deep Linking certified products.

View our video on the LMS integration, here: http://bit.ly/2H6akoB

Educators want to incorporate digital resources into their lesson plans and assignments, but typically don’t have the time to search through multiple programs or platforms to find or create content themselves. Additionally, most are unaware of the high-quality resources available through their library. With this LMS integration, instructors can embed links to Gale resources into their courses and assignments from within their LMS, enabling students to access Gale content directly from their assignment, within their workflow.

Since the integration follows the natural workflow within the LMS, instructors don’t need to learn a new process for integrating content.

Read our blog on the new LMS integration, here: https://blog.gale.com/increase-access-and-discovery-with-lms-integration/.

Gretta Rogne, MEd., secondary instructional technology specialist at New Caney Independent School District in Texas had great success with the beta version of the new LMS integration with Canvas, and experienced a significant increase in usage: “Our teachers were extremely pleased with the ease of use and simple setup. The ability to search and embed into specific assignments, discussions and pages, without ever leaving our Canvas environment has increased usage of our Gale databases. The more tools and integrations we make accessible in Canvas, the greater usage we see in our resources.”

Benefits of Gale’s new LMS integration include:

• Single Sign-on: provides single sign-on access to Gale resources from within LTI-compliant learning management systems, with no additional passwords or authentication needed;

• Deep Linking: allows instructors to easily embed Gale content directly into assignments, discussions, quizzes and more;

• Streamlined Workflow: provides a seamless integration experience within the user’s workflow, reducing the time and the steps involved in incorporating Gale content into a course.

“Our LMS integration allows libraries to extend the value of their Gale resources to meet classroom needs,” said Liz Mason, Senior Vice President of Product at Gale. “This is core to our mission to connect libraries to learners by enriching the relationship between librarians and educators to transform the way students learn.”

To learn more about Gale’s new LMS integration, visit: https://www.gale.com/workflow.

About Cengage and Gale
Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. The company serves the higher education, K-12, professional, library and workforce training markets worldwide. Gale, a Cengage company, provides libraries with original and curated content, as well as the modern research tools and technology that are crucial in connecting libraries to learning, and learners to libraries. For more than 60 years, Gale has partnered with libraries around the world to empower the discovery of knowledge and insights – where, when, and how people need it. Gale has 500 employees globally with its main operations in Farmington Hills, Michigan. For more information, please visit www.gale.com.

Follow Gale on:
• Twitter - @galecengage
• Gale Blog - https://blog.gale.com
• Facebook - https://business.facebook.com/GaleCengage/

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LISWire: Brill Wins The Academic and Professional Publisher International Excellence Award at London Book Fair

April 13, 2018 - 7:42am

Leiden / Boston / Paderborn / Singapore / Beijing – 13 April 2018

Brill Publishers is proud to announce that they have won The Academic and Professional Publisher Award at the London Book Fair (LBF) International Excellence Awards 2018. The award ceremony took place on Wednesday 10 April 2018. The award was accepted by Brill’s Sales Director for EMEA and South Asia, Linda Empringham.

The awards are organized annually since 2014, in partnership with the UK Publishers Association (PA), and celebrate excellence in seventeen categories, including international publishing, bookselling, academic and scholarly publishing, children’s publishing, literary translation and digital innovation. In each award category, the judging panel consists of experts in that sector.

The judges said, “A key component of the great Dutch tradition of scholarly publishing for well over three centuries, Brill have shown a tremendous capacity for innovation in recent years, launching interesting and perhaps unexpected programmes in Open Access publishing as well as developing significantly the digital possibilities of their traditional outputs. With annual rates of publication close to 1,400 new books and 284 journals and offices in three continents, Brill are a significant force in global publishing, and remind the wider scholarly publishing community of the continued importance of the commercial sector in the dissemination of the arts and social sciences - something all too often overlooked.”

Brill’s EVP Sales & Marketing Peter Coebergh comments: “We are proud and delighted that Brill and its authors around the world have been recognized in this way. To receive this award in our 335th year of publishing makes the award even more special."

Linda Empringham with chair of judges Richard Fisher (Independent Publishers Guild) (photo © London Book Fair)

For more information about this media alert, please contact Linda Empringham, Sales Director for EMEA and South Asia at Brill, via [email protected].

About Brill
Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, Brill is a leading international academic publisher in Middle East and Islamic Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, History, Biblical and Religious Studies, Language & Linguistics, Literature & Cultural Studies, Philosophy, Biology, Education, Social Sciences and International Law. With offices in Leiden (NL), Boston (US), Paderborn (GER) Singapore (SG) and Beijing (CN), Brill today publishes 284 journals and close to 1,400 new books and reference works each year, available in print and online. Brill also markets a large number of primary source research collections and databases. The company’s key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars. Brill is a publicly traded company and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV. For further information, please visit www.brill.com.

View this media alert online: https://brill.com/newsitem/83/brill-wins-the-academic-and-professional-p...

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LISWire: FOLIO Library Services Platform to Benefit from Services Agreement Between EBSCO Information Services and Infoestratégica Latina

April 12, 2018 - 10:20am

FOLIO Library Services Platform to Benefit from Services Agreement Between EBSCO Information Services and Infoestratégica Latina
~ Agreement with Latin America’s Largest Open Source Service Provider Designed to Offer Libraries Choice and Support for FOLIO Systems ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — April 12, 2018 — A new relationship between EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and Infoestratégica Latina is designed to ensure that libraries adopting the FOLIO Library Services Platform (LSP) will be able to rely on hosting and services support. The agreement secures Infoestrategica’s pledge to provide FOLIO application and support services backed by EBSCO hosting technology and data services.

Infoestratégica Latina, located in Mexico City and Bogota, is one of the biggest general library service vendors in Latin America. Infoestratégica Latina CEO, José Luis Ascárraga Rossete, says that Infoestratégica Latina will work closely with EBSCO to provide support for their Latin American libraries using FOLIO as their library services platform. “The addition of open source services is important for libraries looking to save money and leverage the latest technology via the FOLIO Library Services Platform to provide more than traditional ILS functionality. Working with EBSCO to implement FOLIO in libraries will create a focus on service and customer support.”

EBSCO has supported FOLIO with funding, developers and project management as well as provided funding for Koha open source development. EBSCO will be providing hosting services and advanced software support as well as a complement of data integration services for libraries adopting the FOLIO LSP.

EBSCO Vice President of Services Product Management Ron Burns says these agreements give EBSCO the opportunity to create a high level of customer service standards. “It’s important that service providers like EBSCO and Infoestratégica Latina work together on local support structures for Latin America libraries looking to implement FOLIO. Many libraries need strong partners to take full advantage of modern open source benefits."

Infoestratégica Latina and EBSCO will be working together and with the FOLIO community to support the first libraries going live with FOLIO in 2019.

Since being announced in June 2016, FOLIO has formed a community and librarians and developers have joined special interest groups that are actively creating an open source LSP that supports traditional resource management functionality that can be extended into emerging areas. FOLIO is being designed to be flexible to allow librarians to select the applications that best align with their workflow needs. More information is available at www.folio.org.

About EBSCO Information Services
EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 11,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) provides each institution with a comprehensive, single search box for its entire collection, offering unparalleled relevance ranking quality and extensive customization. EBSCO is also the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, point-of-care medical reference, and corporate learning tools serving millions of end users at tens of thousands of institutions. EBSCO is the leading provider of electronic journals & books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to more than 1,000,000 e-books. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: www.ebsco.com. EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a family owned company since 1944.

For more information, please contact:
Kathleen McEvoy
Vice President of Communications
(800) 653-2726 ext. 2594
[email protected]

About Infoestratégica Latina
Infoestratégica Latina is a leading technology solutions and professional content provider in Latin America, helps decision makers to make better decisions and obtaining better results, serving academic, public, corporate, special libraries, and archives. Infoestratégica´s portfolio includes; archives and library technology, automation and software, electronic journals and books subscriptions, discovery tools, mobile solutions, learning tools, RFID solutions. Established in 1994 Infoestratégica is a private company serving hundreds of organizations in all Latin American countries.

For more information, please contact:
Adriana Uyazán Ramírez
Infoestratégica
Gerencia Colombia
(571) 610 1698
[email protected]

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LISWire: Gale Makes Off-Campus Access to Scholarly Content Seamless and Easy with Google’s CASA

April 10, 2018 - 9:25am

Google’s CASA removes barriers to accessing Gale’s scholarly research off-campus, from any device

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – April 10, 2018 – Gale, a Cengage company, has made it easier for academic researchers to access its scholarly content anytime, anywhere. Through a new partnership with Google Scholar, Gale has integrated Google’s Campus Activated Subscriber Access (CASA) into its Academic OneFile periodical database, ensuring users seamlessly experience uninterrupted access to its authoritative content, from any off-campus location or device.

CASA is an enhanced authentication service that builds upon Google Scholar's Subscriber Links service. Without CASA, Subscriber Links in Google Scholar search results are based on IP authentication. This is great for on-campus research, but falls short for remote access, becoming a frustrating experience for users. With CASA integration, remote researchers have the same Subscriber Links and unrestricted access to Gale content as on-campus researchers, from anywhere in the world.

Anurag Acharya, co-creator of Google Scholar said: "CASA builds on Google Scholar's Subscriber Links program which provides direct links in the search interface to subscribed collections for on-campus users. With CASA, a researcher can start a literature survey on-campus and resume where they left off once they are home or travelling, with no hoops to jump through. Their subscribed collections are highlighted in Google Scholar searches, enabling them to access articles in exactly the same way as on-campus researchers."

CASA is a free service and academic libraries that are included in Google Scholar Subscriber Links will automatically take advantage of the service when accessing Gale resources.

“As researchers become more mobile with less ties to a physical library and more students are taking online courses, they face far too many barriers to gaining remote access to library resources,” said Liz Mason, Senior Vice President of Product at Gale. “CASA empowers learning by making it easier for researchers to successfully access our scholarly content no matter where they are. Our CASA integration builds on our remote access strategy and initiatives, including Single Sign-On from G-Suite, Office 365, Clever and ClassLink, enabling us to better connect learners to libraries.”

About Cengage and Gale
Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. The company serves the higher education, K-12, professional, library and workforce training markets worldwide. Gale, a Cengage company, provides libraries with original and curated content, as well as the modern research tools and technology that are crucial in connecting libraries to learning, and learners to libraries. For more than 60 years, Gale has partnered with libraries around the world to empower the discovery of knowledge and insights – where, when, and how people need it. Gale has 500 employees globally with its main operations in Farmington Hills, Michigan. For more information, please visit www.gale.com.

Follow Gale on:
• Twitter - @galecengage
• Gale Blog - https://blog.gale.com/
• Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/GaleCengage/

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LISWire: Open Dissertations Project from EBSCO Information Services Goes Live

April 9, 2018 - 7:16am

Open Dissertations Project from EBSCO Information Services Goes Live
~ OpenDissertations.org Already Has More Than One Million Electronic Theses and Dissertations Committed Just Months After Being Launched ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — April 9, 2018 — OpenDissertations.org, the project from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and BiblioLabs, has gone live. More than 800,000 Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) are now available for public search and discovery, with more than one million expected by June.

EBSCO Open Dissertations™ is committed to providing open and free access to ETD metadata and content. In addition to the fully open website (www.opendissertations.org), EBSCO will include ETD metadata in EBSCO Discovery Service™ to facilitate access and improve content discovery for researchers. With more and more universities now hosting and distributing their own ETDs on the open web, EBSCO and BiblioLabs have created a service that freely aggregates and exposes this valuable content. EBSCO Open Dissertations extends access to any interested researchers worldwide and drives traffic to Institutional Repositories.

BiblioLabs CEO Mitchell Davis says the project is open to libraries around the world, and some of the first data made available for public search includes ETDs from across the U.K. that are included in the British Library’s EThOS Service. As UKSG 2018 approaches, he says there could be no better time to launch. “We are working to drive more discovery of U.K. ETDs through this project, and what better time to launch than ahead of this important U.K. Higher Ed. event. The British Library has been an amazing innovation partner working with us for years, and this project is an exciting way to extend our partnership.”

Davis says the response from libraries is letting BiblioLabs and EBSCO know they are on the right track. “We know from the number of libraries that have committed to join the project (especially the reactions we have seen in such a short time) that we have hit on a real need. We intend to build on our work with EBSCO and libraries in a way that supports the ETD community and this stream of research for the long term.”

More than 30 institutions from four continents are currently participating in the EBSCO Open Dissertations project. These institutions represent more than one million dissertations that will be searchable from www.opendissertations.org. Since the project was launched in November, more than 50 institutions have reached out to discuss the project and commit resources.

EBSCO Information Services’ Senior Vice President of Product Management Michael Laddin says the positive response to the project in such a short time shows that EBSCO Open Dissertations is meeting a real need to make ETD information more accessible. “We are committed to supporting more open source software models in the library industry. With OpenDissertations.org, we are creating new content discovery paradigms around which EBSCO and libraries can partner more closely, and we are working with BiblioLabs to unlock that potential.”

Opendissertations.org is the next step in an ongoing effort to open access to dissertations. In 2014, EBSCO and the H.W. Wilson Foundation created American Doctoral Dissertations, which contained indexing from the H.W. Wilson print publication, Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities, 1933-1955. In 2015, the H.W. Wilson Foundation agreed to support the expansion of the scope of the American Doctoral Dissertations database to include records for dissertations and theses from 1955 to the present with the goal of creating a single portal for ETDs which could be added to university profiles and accessed online.

To see a demonstration during UKSG in Glasgow, visit the EBSCO booth. To learn more about the Open Dissertations project, visit www.opendissertations.org or find out how to become part of EBSCO Open Dissertations. Libraries interested in participating can also contact their EBSCO representative.

About EBSCO Information Services
EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 11,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) provides each institution with a comprehensive, single search box for its entire collection, offering unparalleled relevance ranking quality and extensive customization. EBSCO is also the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, point-of-care medical reference, and corporate learning tools serving millions of end users at tens of thousands of institutions. EBSCO is the leading provider of electronic journals & books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to more than 1,000,000 e-books. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: www.ebsco.com. EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a family-owned company since 1944.

About BiblioLabs
BiblioLabs is a leader in Open Education Resource (OER) and OA content creation, curation and distribution software to academic institutions. Based in Charleston, South Carolina, their BiblioBoard platform aims to transform student and researcher access to information by delivering a simple, intuitive and modern user experience and delivering the best OER and OA content creation tools. They work with public and academic institutions of all sizes to democratize access to information and lower costs for students.

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For more information, please contact:
Kathleen McEvoy
Vice President of Communications
(800) 653-2726 ext. 2594
[email protected]

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LISWire: Entry-level guidance for managing born-digital content

April 5, 2018 - 6:45am

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Heather Ryan and Walker Sampson’s The No-nonsense Guide to Born-digital Content.

Libraries and archives of all sizes are collecting and managing an increasing proportion of digital content. Within this body of digital content is a growing pool of ‘born-digital’ content: content that has been created and has often existed solely in digital form. The No-nonsense Guide to Born-digital Content explains step by step processes for developing and implementing born-digital content workflows in library and archive settings and includes a range of case studies collected from small, medium and large institutions internationally.

Authors Heather Ryan and Walker Sampson said, “Our book is for librarians and archivists who have found themselves managing or are planning to manage born-digital content and who may feel somewhat unsure of their ability to take on a task that by all appearances demands a high level of technological expertise”.

The book covers the basics of digital information; selection, acquisition, accessioning and ingest; description, preservation and access; methods for designing and implementing workflows for born-digital collection processing; and strategies and philosophies to move forward as technologies change.

Trevor Owens, Head of Digital Content Management at the Library of Congress said, “Librarians, archivists and museum professionals need to collectively move away from thinking about digital, and in particular born-digital, as being niche topics for specialists. If our institutions are to meet the mounting challenges of serving the cultural memory functions of an increasingly digital-first society the institutions themselves need to transition to become digital-first themselves. We can’t just keep hiring a handful of people with the word ‘digital’ in their job titles. You don’t go to a digital doctor to get someone who uses computing as part of their medical practice, and we can’t expect that the digital archivists are the ones who will be the people who do digital things in archives. The things this book covers are things that all cultural heritage professionals need to get up to speed on”.
- Ends

Press and review copies contact:
James Williams, Marketing Manager, Facet Publishing
Tel: +44 (0)20 7255 0597
Email: [email protected]

Notes:
Link to the cover image:
http://www.booksonix.co.uk/facetpublishing/9781783301959.jpg

The No-nonsense Guide to Born-digital Content | April 2018 | 240pp | paperback: 9781783301959 | £59.95 | hardback: 9781783301966 | £119.95 | eBook: 9781783302567

Heather Ryan is the Director of Special Collections, Archives & Preservation and Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries. She earned her PhD in Information and Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Walker Sampson is the Digital Archivist at the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries. He earned his MS in Information Science at the University of Texas at Austin before beginning work at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History in 2011.

The book is published by Facet Publishing and is available from Bookpoint Ltd | Tel: +44 (0)1235 827702 | Fax: +44 (0)1235 827703 | Email: [email protected] | Web: www.facetpublishing.co.uk. | Mailing Address: Mail Order Dept, 39 Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon OX14 4TD. It is available in North America from the American Library Association.

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LISWire: New Journal Youth and Globalization Published by Brill

April 3, 2018 - 4:39am

Leiden / Boston / Paderborn / Singapore / Beijing – 3 April 2018

Expanding their publishing program in the Social Sciences, Brill Publishers has launched a new journal, Youth and Globalization.

Drawing on both theoretical and empirical research, and in addition to and as a complement of the Brill book series Youth in a Globalizing World, the journal explores how young people relate to globality and its outcomes. Its aim is to provide an innovative understanding of youth studies in a global context based on multiscalar (both local and global), multilevel (economic, political, social), transnational, and multidisciplinary approaches.

The first issue will become available in 2019, both online and in print. The board invites peer-reviewed articles (6,000-10,000 words), book reviews (up to 1,200 words), and interviews/conversations (not to exceed 2,500 words).

For more information on the journal visit www.brill.com/yogo or contact Jason Prevost, Acquisitions Editor at Brill, via [email protected].

For customer queries, please contact your regular distributor or directly contact Brill Sales and Customer Services for journals: [email protected]; T: +44 (0)1767 604 954 (Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia-Pacific), or [email protected]; T: (844) 232 3707 (Toll free US and Canada); T: +1 (860) 350 0041 (the Americas).

About Brill
Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, Brill is a leading international academic publisher in Middle East and Islamic Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, History, Biblical and Religious Studies, Language & Linguistics, Literature & Cultural Studies, Philosophy, Biology, Education, Social Sciences and International Law. With offices in Leiden (NL), Boston (US), Paderborn (GER) Singapore (SG) and Beijing (CN), Brill today publishes over 270 journals and close to 1,400 new books and reference works each year, available in print and online. Brill also markets a large number of primary source research collections and databases. The company’s key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars. Brill is a publicly traded company and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV. For further information, please visit www.brill.com.

View this media alert online: https://brill.com/newsitem/79/new-journal-youth-and-globalization-publis...

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LISWire: Equinox Migrates the Potter-Tioga Library System to the PaILS SPARK Consortium

April 2, 2018 - 2:50pm

DULUTH, Ga., April 2, 2018 -- Equinox is pleased to announce the successful migration of the Potter-Tioga Library System to Evergreen within the Pennsylvania Integrated Library System (PaILS) SPARK Consortium.

This move includes more than 18,223 patron records and over 170,240 bibliographic records. Services provided by Equinox as part of the migration included data extraction, migration of bibliographic records, items, patrons, and transactions. Equinox also administered software configuration and project management as well as remote and onsite training.

“We at PaILS are extremely happy that the entire Potter-Tioga Library System will be joining SPARK,” said Executive Director of PaILS/SPARK, Scott Thomas. “These 10 libraries have been in a system for some time, but have never been able to share resources and cataloging. Now they can do all of that and also benefit from everything that the SPARK and Evergreen communities have to offer.”

The Potter-Tioga Library System is the only two county system in the state of Pennsylvania and serves a population of 60,343 residents. PaILS was founded in June 2011 as a non-profit organization to provide an open source integrated library system. It oversees SPARK, a consortia of Evergreen libraries across Pennsylvania. Equinox and PaILS have been collaborating on the SPARK consortia since 2013.

“It is very exciting to work with all of the Potter-Tioga librarians as they migrated to SPARK. Each of the libraries have unique approaches in how to best serve their local communities,” said Erica Rohlfs, Project Manager for Implementation at Equinox. “It was a welcoming challenge to help them strike a balance between maintaining this level of personal service and bring them into the larger consortium.”

About Equinox Open Library Initiative
Equinox Open Library Initiative Inc. is a nonprofit company engaging in literary, charitable, and educational endeavors serving cultural and knowledge institutions. As the successor to Equinox Software, Inc., the Initiative carries forward a decade of service and experience with Evergreen and other open source library software. At Equinox OLI we help you empower your library with open source technologies. To learn more, please visit https://www.equinoxinitiative.org/.

About Evergreen
Evergreen is an award-winning ILS developed to provide an open source product able to meet the diverse needs of consortia and high transaction public libraries. However, it has proven to be equally successful in smaller installations including special and academic libraries. Today, over 1500 libraries around the world are using Evergreen including NC Cardinal, SC Lends, and B.C. Sitka. For more information about Evergreen, including a list of all known Evergreen installations, see http://evergreen-ils.org.

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LISWire: Brill Starts New Book Series on Latin Americans’ Ideas and Identities

March 29, 2018 - 7:34am

Leiden / Boston / Paderborn / Singapore / Beijing – 29 March 2018

Critical Latin America is the title of a new series, forthcoming with academic publisher Brill, focusing on the historical and contemporary currents, connections, and conflicts of Latin Americans’ ideas and identities.

Edited by David Carey Jr., Loyola University Maryland, and Renata Keller, University of Nevada at Reno, the series focuses on the intersections of identities—gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, class—and such public and private fora as politics, culture, art, religion, and family. Interdisciplinary in nature, the series also examines how forces such as migration, revolution, economic development, production of knowledge (particularly scientific and medical), social movements, education, and the environment shape the ideas, identities, and lived experiences of Latin Americans.

The monographs and edited volumes published in the series will be peer reviewed, and available in print and online. Critical Latin America fits strategically with Brill’s growing portfolios in American Studies and Social Sciences.

Series editors David Carey Jr. and Renata Keller comment: "Poised to consider the dynamics of history from the micro to the macro level, this exciting new series examines Latin American lives and nations from colonial times to the present. Books in the series will explore how identities and forces such as migration, revolution, economic development, production of knowledge, social movements, education, and the environment have shaped each other and Latin American realities, past and present."

The editors invite proposals for original monographs, edited collections, translations, and critical primary source editions, in English.

For more information about this book series visit www.brill.com/crlt or contact Jason Prevost, Acquisitions Editor at Brill, via [email protected].

For customer queries, please contact your regular distributor or directly contact Brill Sales and Customer Services for journals: [email protected]; T: +44 (0)1767 604 954 (Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia-Pacific), or [email protected]; T: (844) 232 3707 (Toll free US and Canada); T: +1 (860) 350 0041 (the Americas).

About Brill
Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, Brill is a leading international academic publisher in Middle East and Islamic Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, History, Biblical and Religious Studies, Language & Linguistics, Literature & Cultural Studies, Philosophy, Biology, Education, Social Sciences and International Law. With offices in Leiden (NL), Boston (US), Paderborn (GER) Singapore (SG) and Beijing (CN), Brill today publishes over 270 journals and close to 1,400 new books and reference works each year, available in print and online. Brill also markets a large number of primary source research collections and databases. The company’s key customers are academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars. Brill is a publicly traded company and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV. For further information, please visit www.brill.com.

View this media alert online: https://brill.com/newsitem/78/brill-starts-new-book-series-on-latin-amer...

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