The Pennsylvania State University

Why Publish with Us

Located on the main campus of the Pennsylvania State University, the Press has been dedicated to the publication of current scholarship through its journals division since the late-1960s. Its journals program serves to disseminate the results of original research in the form of new information, interpretations, or methods of analysis in core fields of the humanities and social sciences. The Press currently publishes a broad range of subjects including utopian studies; transportation and logistics; medieval studies; philosophy; literature and periodical studies; political-economic systems; general education; Shaw studies; Nietzsche studies; and Pennsylvania history.

The Pennsylvania State University Press provides a full range of services to our publishing partners allowing them more time to acquire the best and most current scholarship in their discipline. Our services are tailored to the unique and individual needs of each publication and organization. Our staff of dedicated professionals takes pride in our experience, customer service, and individual attention at all levels.

The Pennsylvania State University Press provides:

  • Copyediting, typesetting, printing and binding
  • Manuscript tracking and peer review using Aries Editorial Manager
  • Copyright registration for print and/or online formats
  • Marketing through advertising, conference displays, website promotion, and seasonal catalogs
  • Business cards for editors providing submission and contact information
  • Electronic publication and administration
  • Back issue digitization
  • Subscription management services
  • Subsidiary rights management
  • Distribution and warehousing
  • We welcome interested societies, associations, institutes, and individual editorial offices to submit a publication proposal for a new or existing journal. For more information, please write to Diana Pesek, Journals Manager, .

    About Our Journals

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    Our journals are available electronically through JSTOR

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    and Project MUSE.

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    Penn State University Press Journals are distributed by Johns Hopkins University Press Fulfillment Services. By selecting the 'Subscribe' option, you will be redirected to the JHUP shopping cart for order processing. 'Johns Hopkins University Press' will appear on credit card statements

    Pennsylvania History offers older issues via Open Access through the Office of Digital Scholarly Publishing

    To contact the journals department with general questions about the program or to request article reprints, .

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