|Parent company Duke University|
Official website www.dukeupress.edu
Parent organization Duke University
|Country of origin United States|
|Publication types Books, Academic journals|
Headquarters location Durham, North Carolina, United States
Journal publishing at duke university press
Duke University Press is an academic publisher of books and journals, and a unit of Duke University. It publishes approximately 120 books annually and more than 40 academic journals, as well as five electronic collections. The company publishes primarily in the humanities and social sciences but is also particularly well known for its mathematics journals.
The company was founded in 1921 as Trinity College Press with William T. Laprade as its first director. Following a restructuring and expansion, the name was changed to "Duke University Press" in 1926 with William K. Boyd taking over as director.
Books at duke university press
Duke is one of thirteen publishers to participate in the Knowledge Unlatched pilot, a global library consortium approach to funding open access books. Duke has provided four books for the Pilot Collection.