UK: University presses ‘struggling’ in recession

by E Wayne Ross on November 9, 2009 University presses ‘struggling’ in recession

A number of the UK’s university presses are “struggling” to keep their heads above water in the face of the recession and pressure from rising student fees.

There is a move to create a Europe-wide association for university presses, with one of its main aims to support publishers, but it was revealed this week that Middlesex University Press will close by the end of the year.