NEW YORK -- Ingram Academic Services, an Ingram Publisher Services brand, has inked an agreement with University of Pennsylvania Press (Penn Press). Penn Press will use Ingram's warehousing and worldwide distribution network, digital asset management, academic marketing and other premier services to expand the Penn Press market presence and offer their publications to customers in more places.
"Penn Press has for many years taken advantage of some of the powerful publishing and distribution services Ingram offers and has grown to see Ingram as a committed, trusted, responsive industry partner. Now, as part of Ingram Academic Services, we look forward to participating more fully in Ingram's developing service ecosystem. This promises to help us achieve our mission more effectively and more efficiently," said Eric Halpern, Director of University of Pennsylvania Press.
"We are very excited to have University of Pennsylvania Press join our growing group of high-caliber academic presses," said Kurt Hettler, Director, Ingram Academic Services. "By expanding Penn's reach through our wide distribution network and extensive service offerings, we look forward to helping Penn achieve its mission: to provide the best in scholarship to the widest possible audience."
Ingram Academic Services provides global sales, marketing and distribution services to academic publishers from around the world.
Just this year, Penn Press authors and publications received three notable honors:
- Borderlands of Slavery: The Struggle over Captivity and Peonage in the American Southwest
William S. Kiser
Gaspar Pérez de Villagrá Award
Historical Society of New Mexico
- The Heart of the Mission: Latino Art and Politics in San Francisco
Lawrence W. Levine Award
Organization of American Historian
- Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean
Randy M. Browne
Ohio Academy of History
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About University of Pennsylvania Press
About University of Pennsylvania Press. Penn Press was originally established in 1890, and its imprint first appeared on publications in the closing decade of the nineteenth century—among the earliest such imprints in America. Today the Press has an active backlist of more than 3000 titles and an annual output of upward of 120 new books, plus 20 journals, in a focused editorial program across the humanities and social sciences.