Bruce Wilcox oral history interview with Jessica Adamites
- Bruce Wilcox oral history interview with Jessica Adamites
Interview with head of UMass Press. Early life in Cambridge; mother worked for Harvard University Press. Graduated at Harvard, 1969, and moved to Seattle and worked at University of Washington Press as marketing representative. Work with Franklin Book Program, supervising production and distribution of books in Bangladesh; return to publishing at UW; 1982 took position as editor at UMass Press. Function of a university press. Faculty editorial input. Partnerships and consortia. Digital era and digitization of books; press adjustments. Monographs, series, and partnerships pursued at the Press, awards; Library of American Landscape History. University presses and culture of scholarly publishing; international; scholarly communication. Challenges of publishing in digital age: MOOCs, access revolution, e-books.
- Wilcox, Bruce
- Adamites, Jessica
May 23, 2013
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