University of Alaska Press

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University of Alaska Press
Parent company University of Alaska
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters location College, Alaska
Distribution Chicago Distribution Center [1]
Publication typesBooks
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The University of Alaska Press is a nonprofit scholarly publisher and distributor of works concerning Alaska, the northern Pacific Rim, and the circumpolar regions. It is associated with the University of Alaska. The press was formally founded in 1989 but had existed somewhat informally (and intermittently) for several years prior to this date. The press is situated at the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus.

The press has an independent editorial board of writers, scientists, historians, and other experts who are responsible for manuscript solicitation, review, and selection. An executive editor and small staff also solicit manuscripts, and additional reviewers determine suitability and weakness in manuscripts. As of 2005, the UA Press has published more than 110 titles. It produces four series:

The UA Press covers various subjects, including:

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  1. "Publishers served by the Chicago Distribution Center". University of Chicago Press. Retrieved September 12, 2017.