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Does the academic book have a future?

13 Jan 2017

During Academic Book Week, Manchester University Press and The University of Manchester Library will be co-hosting a panel event, titled ‘Does the Academic Book Have a Future?’

Academic Book Week

The event will take place on Thursday, 26 January (11am-12noon) in the Ground Floor Seminar Room of the Main Library.

The panellists include researchers from the University, a University librarian, the manager of the campus bookstore and the Editorial Director at MUP. It is an impressive line-up and a hotly contested subject.

Information about the event and panellists can be found at:

As well as the event, there will be pop-up stands dotted around the University promoting Academic Book Week, where you will be able to ask Academic Engagement Librarians about:

  • Books on demand
  • Ebook collections
  • Books by our academics
  • Open Access publishing


Anyone can register for the event at: