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Oral history interview with Thomas Bacher, 2008 July 24

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TitleOral history interview with Thomas Bacher, 2008 July 24
IntervieweeBacher, Thomas
InterviewerMarkee, Katherine
Purdue ID NumberPOH0809012(Bacher)
Date RecordedJuly 24, 2008
Abstract of InterviewBacher talks about the years prior to his appointment at Purdue as Director of the Purdue University press. He discusses the mission, challenges, strategic alliance, process of acceptance of publications by the Press, and the Editorial Board. The Press has a number of series (i.e. Comparative Cultural Series) and he describes the content and the origin. In addition he talks about digital I-Books, open access journals and attendance at the Book Fair. Bacher discusses university presses in the 21st century. Quote: Innovation is our pressing mission.
SubjectsBacher, Thomas--Interviews
Purdue University--Administration
Purdue University. Press
Genre (AAT)interviews
oral history (document genres)
sound recordings
Media Typeaudio/mp3
Original Formataudio/wav
Duration40 min.
CollectionPurdue University Oral History Program Collection
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Karnes Archives and Special Collections
RightsCopyright Purdue University. All rights reserved.
URI ark:/34231/c6bg2n1g
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