De Gruyter, a leading scholarly publisher in the Humanities and Social Sciences, has announced its new strategic partnership with Manchester University Press (MUP). As part of the partnership, De Gruyter will host and distribute the complete frontlist and backlist collections of over 2,000 titles from MUP, including over 200 books published annually in fields such as History, Literature, Political Science, Economics, Ethnography, and Archaeology.
Libraries around the world will be able to access MUP’s complete annual eBook collections exclusively through manchesterhive, the press’s eBook platform, and on degruyter.com. MUP will also join 21 other university presses in De Gruyter’s University Press Library (UPL), an eBook distribution model that provides libraries with complete annual digital output from some of the world’s most renowned university presses, with DRM-free and multi-user access.
With the addition of MUP, De Gruyter now distributes the complete lists of five of the most prestigious academic presses in the United Kingdom, providing libraries with comprehensive and complete collections of must-have UK-based scholarly content.