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July 8, 2024 University of Toronto Press Deepens Investment in Legal Publishing Through the Acquisition of Irwin Law’s Assets

The university press will increase access to the publisher’s catalogue of impactful legal content.
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March 11, 2024 Exciting New Author Services Collaboration Between University of Toronto Press and Enago

Enago and University of Toronto Press are thrilled to announce a new collaboration developed with the aim to support publication services for researchers.
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February 27, 2024 University of Toronto Press Launches an Audiobook Program

University of Toronto Press (UTP) is pleased to introduce its audiobook program, offering to readers and listeners a robust selection of new and bestselling books in audio format.
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December 5th, 2023 – David Dyzenhaus is Awarded a Gold Medal by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

David Dyzenhaus, Professor of Law and Philosophy at University of Toronto, and Editor-in-Chief of the University of Toronto Law Journal received a Gold Medal from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) for his profound impact on the field of legal philosophy and his efforts in defending the rule of law globally.
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November 13th, 2023 – University of Toronto Press and the Canadian Society of Internal Medicine Form Partnership for Publication of the Canadian Journal of General Internal Medicine

The University of Toronto Press (UTP) and the Canadian Society of Internal Medicine (CSIM) are proud to announce that they have formed a partnership to publish the Canadian Journal of General Internal Medicine (CJGIM).
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November 6th, 2023 – University of Toronto Press Joins HFS

Hopkins Fulfillment Services (HFS), a full-service distributor for university presses and non-profit institutions, and University of Toronto Press (UTP) are pleased to announce an expanded partnership for the distribution of UTP titles in the U.S. effective February 1, 2024.
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November 1, 2023 – University of Toronto Press Forms Global Partnership with Combined Academic Publishers

University of Toronto Press (UTP) and the Mare Nostrum Group (MNG) are delighted to announce that, starting 1st April 2024, Combined Academic Publishers (CAP) will be responsible for the distribution, sales, and marketing operations for University of Toronto Press in the following territories: UK, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
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October 17th, 2023 – University of Toronto Press and the Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation Form a Partnership to Publish the Esteemed Journal Clinical and Investigative Medicine

University of Toronto Press (UTP) and the Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation (CSCI) are very pleased to announce that they have formed a partnership for the publication of the journal, Clinical and Investigative Medicine (CIM).
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October 11th, 2023 – UTP Acquires Four Medical Journals from Dougmar Publishing Group
University of Toronto Press (UTP), Canada’s largest university press and leading academic publisher, has acquired four journals from Dougmar Publishing Group: the Journal of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, the Journal of Mental Health and Addiction Nursing, the Journal of Endoluminal Endourology, and the International Journal of Men’s Social and Community Health.
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October 4th, 2023 – Anniversary Edition Of A Landmark Work Of Canadian History Asks, “Is None Still Too Many Jewish Refugees For Canada?”  
“None is too many,” replied a high-level Canadian government official in 1945, when asked how many European Jews fleeing Nazi persecution Canada should accept.
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June 26th, 2023 – Indigo Picks Indictment As “One Of Their Most Anticipated Fall 2023 Books”
Indigo’s popular selection of “Most Anticipated Canadian Books for Fall 2023,” announced today and offering readers pre-order discounts until July 2, may prompt a few double-takes.
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June 16th, 2023 – UTP and The Cervantes Society Of America Announce Partnership
University of Toronto Press (UTP) and the Cervantes Society of America (Society) are delighted to announce that they have formed a partnership for the publication of Cervantes: Journal of the Cervantes Society of America (Cervantes).
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April 26th, 2023 – UTP Adds The Guthrie Journal to Its Growing Roster of Medical Science Publications
University of Toronto Press (UTP) and the Donald Guthrie Foundation are delighted to announce that they have formed a partnership for the publication of The Guthrie Journal.
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March 10th, 2023 – New Book in the Lorenzo Da Ponte Library Wins Society of Authors 2022 Translation Prize
When the Society of Authors announced the winners of the 2022 Translation Prizes on February 8, 2023, the prestigious John Florio Prize was awarded to Nicholas Benson and Elena Coda for their translation of My Karst and My City and Other Essays by Scipio Slataper.
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March 2nd, 2023 – UTP and CRKN Make Climate Change Journal Accessible to Readers Around the Globe
University of Toronto Press (UTP) and the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) and are very pleased to announce an innovative partnership for access to the Journal of City Climate Policy and Economy through the Subscribe to Open model.
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February 16th, 2023 – Holocaust Graphic Novel But I Live Wins Big at the 2023 PROSE Awards
The Association of American Publishers (AAP) has announced that But I Live: Three Stories of Child Survivors of the Holocaust, edited by Charlotte Schallié, has been selected as a 2023 PROSE Awards Category Winner in TWO categories: Biography and Autobiography, and Nonfiction Graphic Novels.
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February 14th, 2023 – UTP Announces Titles for ABA’s Winter Institute 2023
This year’s instalment of the annual Winter Institute run by the American Booksellers Association (ABA) takes place February 20-23 in Seattle and reuniting with colleagues in person, after two years of meeting virtually due to the pandemic, is already a highlight of this year’s show for publishers like University of Toronto Press (UTP).
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January 19, 2023 – University of Toronto Press Unveils Its Spring-Summer 2023 Catalogue
University of Toronto Press (UTP) has unveiled its Spring-Summer 2023 catalogue, a captivating blend of books from distinguished thought leaders and emerging voices.
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December 13, 2022 – UTP Kicks Off a Brand New Era in Scholarly Publishing
University of Toronto Press (UTP) is one of the largest presses in North America, with global recognition and respect, and it is about to shake things up. Today, Jessica Mosher, CEO, Publisher, and President of UTP made the historic announcement to bring together the two publishing divisions, Books and Journals, under one leader.
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October 5, 2022 – Project MUSE Welcomes University of Toronto Press Books to the Platform
Project MUSE is pleased to announce an expansion of its relationship with the University of Toronto Press (UTP) to make the publisher’s distinguished academic books available on the MUSE platform.
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April 26, 2022 – Stephanie Carvin’s Stand on Guard Shortlisted for the 2021 Donner Prize
University of Toronto Press is delighted to announce that Stand on Guard: Reassessing Threats to Canada’s National Security by Stephanie Carvin is on the shortlist for the 2021 Donner Prize, the award recognizing the best public policy book by a Canadian.
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April 25, 2022 – UTP Distribution Expands Its Roster of Leading Publishers
University of Toronto Press (UTP) Distribution is pleased to announce that the roster of leading publishers it represents has grown to include the following companies…
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March 16, 2022 – UTP Authors Are Recipients of Prestigious 2022 Killam Prizes
University of Toronto Press (UTP) is pleased to announce that two of its authors, Carl E. James and Geoffrey Ozin, are among the 2022 winners of the prestigious Killam Prizes. James won the 2022 Killam Prize for Social Sciences and Ozin for the Natural Sciences category.
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June 22, 2021 – UTP and UTL Make Indigenous Titles Available as Free Reading
In recognition of National Indigenous History Month, University of Toronto Press (UTP) and University of Toronto Libraries (UTL) added two recent, widely lauded Indigenous Studies titles to their Open Access (OA) program, which makes research monographs freely available to readers around the world.
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May 28, 2021 – UTP Will Announce Additions to Popular Business Series at Edelweiss Bookfest
“Interest in our Rotman-UTP business books is soaring,” says Jane Kelly, Director of Sales and Marketing at University of Toronto Press. “Recent titles in the series present actionable insights that transcend the workplace, which helps explain why they’ve connected with such a wide audience. It also points to why we’re unveiling the new instalments in the Rotman-UTP series at Edelweiss Bookfest.”
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May 11, 2021 – University of Toronto Press to Unveil New Projects at Edelweiss Bookfest
The pandemic disrupted the longstanding annual calendar of in-person events that serve the book publishing industry. Edelweiss+ by Above the Treeline is responding to this gap by launching Edelweiss Bookfest, an online festival designed to act as a gathering place for the industry.
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May 11, 2021 – University of Toronto Press Savours “the Stanley Tucci Effect”
The award-winning actor, writer, director, and producer Stanley Tucci is better known as a celebrity than as a gourmand whose reading habits influence bestseller lists. But his recent passion for Pellegrino Artusi’s Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well on his new, widely acclaimed food-travel series, Searching for Italy, inspired the sort of uptick in book sales commonly associated with Oprah’s Book Club.
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April 1, 2021 – “Erasmus! Erasmus! – The Zoom-usical” is an April Fool’s Day Prank
To brighten their book publishing colleagues’ spirits on April Fool’s Day, University of Toronto Press issued a gag press release earlier today announcing its forthcoming production of “Erasmus! Erasmus! – The Zoom-usical.” To the best of UTP’s knowledge, no one has staged a Broadway-style musical based on the life and letters of Erasmus … yet.
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April 1, 2021 – UTP Produces a Misguided Zoom Musical Based on the Life and Letters of Erasmus
“Can you imagine a Broadway show based on The Collected Works of Erasmus?” What started as a throwaway joke in a Reddit conversation has become an innovative new way to disseminate scholarly research to a popular audience. University of Toronto Press has produced an online musical based on the life and letters of the philosopher, classicist, and theologian Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus who lived from 1466–1536 during the European Reformation.
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March 25, 2021 – University of Toronto Press CEO, John Yates, Announces His Retirement
John Yates, President, Publisher, and Chief Executive Officer of the University of Toronto Press (UTP), announced today that he will be retiring from the company for personal reasons.
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June 8, 2020 – UTP Donating All Profits from Its Black Studies Books to Black Lives Matter Toronto 
University of Toronto Press (UTP) is committed to publishing books that not only advance intellectual and academic conversations but contribute to the growth of society and culture. We therefore stand in solidarity with those around the world who are speaking out against the ongoing systemic oppression and violence against communities of colour and Black people in particular. UTP acknowledges and supports this: Black Lives Matter.
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June 1, 2020 – University of Toronto Press Offers a Glimpse of Its Congress 2020 Titles 
Over 70 scholarly associations converge every year at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, each group holding their annual meeting under one umbrella. “The cancellation of Congress 2020 due to COVID-19 is a lost professional opportunity for all of our authors,” says Jane Kelly, Director, Sales & Marketing at University of Toronto Press.
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April 17, 2020 – Cancellation of Book Expo America 2020 Means University of Toronto Press Will Move Launch Plans Online for New Trade Imprint, Aevo UTP 
Reedpop’s announcement late yesterday that the 2020 edition of BookExpo America (BEA), scheduled to be held July 22-26 at the Javits Center in New York City, is officially cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has forced Canada’s largest academic publisher, University of Toronto Press, to launch its new trade imprint, Aevo UTP, online.
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November 15, 2018 – Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies Announces Sale of New Jewish Press to University of Toronto Press
Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies (“CJS”) and University of Toronto Press (“UTP”) announced that the two organizations have entered into an agreement for UTP to acquire the inventory and all contractual rights relating to the New Jewish Press (“NJP”).
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