Johns Hopkins University Press

Johns Hopkins University Press

The Johns Hopkins University Press is a publishing house and division of Johns Hopkins University that engages in publishing journals and books. It was founded in 1878 and holds the distinction of being the oldest continuously running university press in the United States [ [ Johns Hopkins University Press | About the Press ] ] . Its headquarters are in the Charles Village neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland. Among the authors it has published, the following are especially noteworthy: Newt Gingrich, Beverly Whipple, Frans de Waal, Jacques Derrida, E.L. Doctorow, Donald Kennedy, Brian Lamb, Nancy Mace, H.L. Mencken, Albert Schweitzer, and E.O. Wilson.


The Johns Hopkins University Press was established in 1878 as the Publication Agency of Johns Hopkins University by the University's first president Daniel Coit Gilman. In 1891, it was renamed the Johns Hopkins Press and was given its current name in 1972. To date the Press has published more than 6,000 titles and currently publishes 65 scholarly periodicals and approximately than 200 new books each year.

Since 1993, the Johns Hopkins University Press has run Project MUSE, a large online digital archive of articles from scholarly journals. The Press also houses Hopkins Fulfilment Services (HFS), which handles distribution for many university presses.

Taken together, the four divisions of the Press (Journals, Muse, Books and HFS) make it the largest of America's university presses with a staff of 130.


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