University of Toronto Press

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University of Toronto Press
Parent company University of Toronto
Founded1901
Country of origin Canada
Headquarters location Toronto
DistributionUTP Distribution (most of world)
NBN International (Europe)
Viva Books (India)
MHM Limited (Japan) [1]
Publication typesScholarly Books and Journals
Imprints Scholarly Publishing, Journals, UTP Higher Education, Rotman-UTP Publishing
Official website Official website Blue pencil.svg

The University of Toronto Press is a Canadian scholarly publisher and book distributor founded in 1901. [2]

Canada Country in North America

Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world's second-largest country by total area. Its southern border with the United States, stretching some 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world's longest bi-national land border. Canada's capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.

Academic publishing is the subfield of publishing which distributes academic research and scholarship. Most academic work is published in academic journal article, book or thesis form. The part of academic written output that is not formally published but merely printed up or posted on the Internet is often called "grey literature". Most scientific and scholarly journals, and many academic and scholarly books, though not all, are based on some form of peer review or editorial refereeing to qualify texts for publication. Peer review quality and selectivity standards vary greatly from journal to journal, publisher to publisher, and field to field.

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  2. Pound, Richard W. (2005). Fitzhenry and Whiteside Book of Canadian Facts and Dates. Fitzhenry and Whiteside.