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Wednesday, February 10, 2010

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IU Press turns 60

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Feb. 10, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University Press is 60 years old this year, and it is celebrating the milestone with a special online sale and a recounting of highlights from its history. Since 1950, IU Press has been serving the world of scholarship and culture as an award-winning academic publisher specializing in the humanities and social sciences.

With the publication of approximately 140 new books each year, in addition to 29 journals, it maintains a backlist of some 2,000 titles and is considered one of the largest public university presses. It includes the regional publishing imprint Quarry Books and subject area specialities in African, African American, Asian, cultural, Jewish and Holocaust, Middle East, Russian and East European, and women's and gender studies; anthropology, film, history, bioethics, music, paleontology, philanthropy, philosophy and religion.

IU Press publications have been honored by the Academy of Criminal Justice, the American Historical Association, the Association of Black Women Historians, the Children's Literature Association, the Gustavus Myers Center, the National Conference of Black Political Scientists, and the National Jewish Book Awards. Its titles have received the Amaury Talbot Award, the African Studies Association Text Prize, the Conover-Porter Award, the Herskovits Prize, and the Salo Wittmayer Baron Book Prize and other top awards in publishing.

On Wednesday, Feb. 17, IU Press will mark its 60th birthday with a one-day online sale featuring 60 percent off all regularly-priced books, journals, and DVDs. To redeem the discount, enter code SIXTY at checkout. For more information visit:

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