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Library Partners Press Update

Library Partners Press announces the publication of new books this past semester, including: The Appalachian Trail, a re-boot of Professor of Biology Robert Browne’s long-out-of-print 1980 monograph; Psychological Tight Spaces, chronicling Dr. Shawn Ricks’ attempts to negotiate power, navigate oppression and resist domination in academia; and Nomad in the Land Called God, Chris Pesek’s collection... more

Library Partners Press Update

Just six months after its inaugural call for content, the Library Partners Press has successfully published quality monographs – by and for Wake Forest University faculty, staff, and students – in both print-on-demand and electronic formats. You can find these books at bookstores and on the shelves of the ZSR Library. Recently one title, The... more

Digital Publishing: An Update and Preview

The new year brings a host of new publishing-related services and events to WFU faculty, staff and students. First of all, Digital Publishing @ Wake has launched a new imprint, Library Partners Press. As its name implies, LP Press partners with libraries from across the state to offer a full range of publishing services to... more

Digital Publishing @ Wake: Your Local Online Publishing Alternative

Are you interested in exploring alternative forms of publishing for your manuscript or course materials? Since 2011, Digital Publishing @ Wake, led by Bill Kane, has converted previously unpublished materials into e-books, which are primarily hosted on a scalable digital publishing platform called Tizra. Tizra now contains over 12,000 distinct pages in an eclectic database... more

ZSRx Digital Publishing: The Reckoning

Back in the Fall of 2013 (when we were all young and innocent), a young librarian named Billy was approached by a nice library dean and asked if he wanted to conduct a MOOC of his own. He agreed, under one condition: pro humanitate. As such, our (normally shy) hero enjoyed complete autonomy and/or academic... more