Solutions for University Presses
Expanding the knowledge of the world is a demanding job, involving niche audiences, positive externalities, and limited budgets. That is why your university press needs a partner who caters specifically to your publishing needs, combining reliable results and expert communication, all within your budgetary means. We want to see you succeed, so you can continue publishing cutting-edge knowledge.
How can we help you achieve your goals?
Explore our offerings throughout this site to see how we can help you meet your needs. Or, email Mark Pitzele or Vickie Jensen if you have specific inquiries or need help discerning the best solution for you.
What is our value to you?
Not every university press is alike, so we provide custom solutions tailored to expand the success of your university press. Our Publishing Suite encompasses a wide variety of services, from printing to fulfillment to inventory solutions, all of which can be mixed, matched, and ordered a la carte to match your needs.
Reassurance of Quality and Timeliness
All of your publications are incredibly important, so you need reassurance that they will be completed according to your specifications and delivered on time, every time, with no deception. Our 99.6% on-time delivery rate testifies to our abilities. We work proactively to eliminate issues beforehand, and when issues do arise unexpectedly, we prioritize setting it aright for you.
The Level of Involvement You Desire
Communication is important, so like you, we are in the business of sharing knowledge. In a recent survey, our account representatives scored 4.3 of 5 stars in categories such as responsiveness to inquiries, following up with customer concerns, and propensity to act in our customers’ best interests. Our expertise is your tool.
Satisfaction of Budget Savings
Budget savings enable you to publish more material, so we give you the advantage of efficiency with your budget spend. Because all our services are hosted out of one efficient facility, you can leverage many of our services while reducing your total costs. Not all publishers can offer this flexibility, and the majority of our customers agree that our single-facility setup is advantageous to them.
How does this meet your needs?
- Digital (Toner and Inkjet) & offset printing
- Short & long runs
- Wide variety of paper stocks & trim sizes
- Black/white & 2-color printing
- 1-color & 4-color inserts
- Full color covers
- Variable data applications supported
- Loose-leaf binder material
Our solutions help you communicate cutting-edge knowledge with:
- Research publications
- Case studies
- Specialty books
- Other academic material
- Softbound & hardbound, with burst binding & Smythe sewn options
- Foil stamping & embossing
- Dust jacketing
- Assembly & shrink wrap
- Present your cutting-edge research with prestige & durability
- Our expertise & wide variety of capabilities helps us meet your exact needs
- Prepare your files for e-publication
- Mobi & ePub formats
- Get your publication noticed by a wider audience with convenient electronic formats
- Store any number of titles in our warehouse
- Monitor inventory & project reprints accurately
- Sarbanes-Oxley compliant inventory updates
- Reap budget savings by storing your inventory right where it is printed
- Accurately assess your inventory levels
- Reliably project your reprint needs
- Respond quickly to changes in market demand
- Store files securely on our system
- Order reprints of any of your titles through our custom portal
- Seamlessly forward your files
- Keep track of your title portfolio while gaining added functionality for sending & printing files
Fulfillment & Subscriptions
- Orders processed and shipped within 24 hours
- Discounted shipping rates
- 30% off published UPS Ground
- 40% off published UPS 2-day
- 50% off published UPS next day
- Delivered to you or directly to the customer from our warehouse
- Individual and bulk orders
- Custom kitting
- Returns processed daily
- Get material to your audience faster, with one of the fastest turn times in the industry
- Ship your titles anywhere they need to go
- Coordinate logistics to match your exact needs
- Cross-sell your content & propel the success of your titles with custom kits
Retail Distribution & Management
- List publications with major retailers
- We manage orders, ship inventory, & manage invoicing & collecting for you
- Get your publications noticed & accessible by listing with major retailers
- Focus your attention on your specialty rather than retailing, confident that your titles are in the hands of an experienced print expert