- The University of Chicago press announced that it would becoem the second big American university to use the University Press Scholarship Online platform for e-books from the Oxford University Press.
- Chicago will use the platform to launch Chicago Scholarship Online, releasing 800 titles March 2013.
- The UPSO platform competes in a growing field that includes the University Press E-Book Consortium and JSTOR.
From the article:
In a major deal, the University of Chicago Press today announced an agreement to partner with Oxford University Press to launch Chicago Scholarship Online via OUP’s University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) platform. Chicago becomes the second major American university press to sign on to OUP’s e-book platform, following the University of California Press, which signed on last fall to launch California Scholarship Online, and the 10th press overall to partner with OUP on UPSO. ...