Category Archive: Archives

Sep 21

What Bloggers Should Know About Copyright

Copyright In A Nutshell The easily accessible pictures, gifs, and knowledge that lies at our fingertips has a serious downside. The over-production of images and ideas in today’s age has led to the plague of copyright infringement. This plague leads to many new hurdles for the already angsty and ruffled modern blog writer and leads us …

Continue reading »

Sep 14

My Mission with The Press

When I am posed with the question of what brought me to the University of North Georgia Press one word seems to do the trick; metamorphosis. There is something extraordinarily beautiful about the transformation of the written word, the knowledge that style and tone can impart, and the clarity that editing provides. I feel that …

Continue reading »

Dec 13

Link-N-Blogs: December 13, 2013

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”–J. R. R. Tolkien 14 Must-have Tolkien Books: In honor of today’s release of The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, Huffington Post gives us this list of must-have Tolkien books. Judge Tosses Booksellers’ Suit Against Publishers, Amazon: A …

Continue reading »

Dec 06

Link-N-Blogs: December 6, 2013

“What really knocks me out is a book that, when you’re all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn’t happen much, though.”-J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye Nicholas Sparks …

Continue reading »

Dec 05

The Unfortunate Numbers

Disclaimer: The opinions below do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the University Press of North Georgia College. They belong solely to the author. There are no guidelines or dos and don’ts for writing about what three hundred years of euphemisms and a whole academic/political machinery still can’t quite figure out how to face head-on. …

Continue reading »

Nov 25

Holiday Hours

In celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday, the University Press of North Georgia will have shortened hours on Monday and Tuesday, 9am-4pm. We will be closing Wednesday. Our offices will reopen for normal business hours (8:00am-5:30pm) starting Monday, December 2. Happy Thanksgiving!

Nov 19

Chancellor on UPNG Textbook

“In an effort to reduce the cost of textbooks for students, the University Press of North Georgia, with the University System of Georgia, has published a new, open-source electronic history textbook that can save students nearly $100 each without sacrificing rich and fully sourced content.”–University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank M. Huckaby See our FREE, …

Continue reading »

Nov 13

Visiting Author Rundown

The Visiting Author book signing on November 8th was a wild success, as over 80 people packed into Dahlonega Starbuck’s lounge to hear the poetry. Each of our visiting authors read several of their works, some in English, some in Spanish as Dr. Gordon E. McNeer read his translations.   Benjamín Prado read from Shelter …

Continue reading »

Nov 07

Graphic Fidelity

Always read the numbers behind a graph because sometimes the best intentions can make for one skewed visual. Recently, when I was meandering through the publishing blogs, I came across an article by Charlene Brusso, arguing that women authors are underrepresented in Science Fiction–or, as people prone to brevity call it, SF–citing how women authors …

Continue reading »

Nov 06

Digital Publishing in the Humanities

For over two years, the University Press of North Georgia has been investigating the evolving nature of peer review for the humanities in the digital age. In 2011, the press was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Start-up Grant amounting to almost $25,000 to research this change in digital publishing and peer review. …

Continue reading »

Older posts «