Cornell University Press Signs Distribution Partnership with De Gruyter. Worldwide Sales of Electronic Content

Cornell University Press and De Gruyter are proud to announce that they have formed a partnership for the worldwide sales of electronic publications. These include a frontlist of over 100 titles and a selection of backlist and archive publications. The transatlantic partnership will expand the international reach of Cornell University Press while also strengthening De Gruyter’s portfolio with a range of premier academic publications, research-intensive content and world-renowned authors.

“We look forward to a great collaboration with De Gruyter,” says Dean Smith, Director of Cornell University Press. “Their dynamic business model is designed to expand access and drive usage of Cornell Press titles worldwide.”

America’s first university press founded in 1869, Cornell University Press is a leading publisher of titles in the social science and humanities, with distinguished lists in political science and international relations, medieval, European and American history, sociology, anthropology, Slavic Studies, Asian Studies, the classics, philosophy, and literary criticism. Our many books in the life sciences and natural history, including field guides, are published under the Comstock Publishing Associates imprint, and a distinguished list of books in labor and employment relations, the health care professions, and human resources is offered under our ILR Press imprint. Well-known editions are The Cornell Yeats and the Diaries of Sergey Prokofiev. Numerous books are awarded.

“The partnership with a prestigious publisher like Cornell University Press complements our portfolio very well,” says Carsten Buhr, Managing Director of De Gruyter “we are convinced that their eBook content will be of highest interest to libraries and academics worldwide. We welcome Cornell on board as our sixth University Press Partner in America.”