University of Wales Press

The University of Wales Press (Welsh: Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru) was founded in 1922 as a central service of the University of Wales.[2] The press publishes academic journals and around seventy books a year in the English and Welsh languages on six general subjects: History; Political Philosophy and Religious Studies;Welsh and Celtic Studies; Literary Studies; European Studies and Medieval Studies. The Press has a backlist of over 3,500 titles.[citation needed]

University of Wales Press
Parent companyUniversity of Wales Trinity Saint David
Country of origin United Kingdom
Headquarters locationCardiff, Wales
DistributionWelsh Books Council (Wales)
NBN International (UK, Europe, and Asia)
Turpin Distribution (journals)
Chicago Distribution Center (Americas, Australasia)[1]
Publication typesBooks, Journals

The main offices of the University of Wales Press are in Cardiff.

With the announcement that the University of Wales will be merged into Trinity Saint David, the University of Wales Press will also be merged into the institution.[3]

In September 2016 it was announced they would be forming a partnership with the Open Library of Humanities to convert the International Journal of Welsh Writing in English into a full open-access journal.[4]

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  1. ^ Booktrade
  2. ^ "University of Wales Press: About Us".
  3. ^ Abele Adamu Bouba (21 October 2011). "A sense of history and a new beginning". Retrieved 7 March 2012.
  4. ^ "OLH and University of Wales Press partner to convert journal to full open access". 7 September 2016. Retrieved 6 November 2016.