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How to be an Academic Superhero

October 13, 2017


iStock-143922633-superheroIn an excerpt from his new book, Iain Hay explores the process of getting your academic work published. […]

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Writing your book – a 5 minute guide to copyright

April 3, 2017

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blog-copying-blackboard-iStock-183814724Francine O’Sullivan, Publisher for Business & Management, explains how to avoid some of the common copyright pitfalls when preparing your manuscript. […]

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Edward Elgar Publishing renews EIFL partnership agreement – increasing access to knowledge in developing and transition economies

November 4, 2016


97782927_world-dataEmily Mew, Commissioning Editor for International Development books at Edward Elgar Publishing


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Edward Elgar celebrates 30 Years of Independent Publishing

September 19, 2016


istock_73353879_xlarge_30smToday marks the 30th anniversary of Edward Elgar Publishing, a milestone which everyone at EEP is immensely proud of. It feels like only yesterday that I started the business, along with my wife Sandy, from the study of the family home in Newent, Gloucestershire. At that stage, our meagre funds could not extend to a fax machine, so all of my editorial correspondence was conducted via mail, with Sandy doubling as my personal assistant as well as looking after our four young daughters. […]

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68 Things Academic Publishers Do

June 29, 2016



By Francine O’Sullivan

A few years ago I read a blogpost in The Scholarly Kitchen on on ‘A Proposed List – 60 Things Journal Publishers Do’ and it inspired me to come up with my own list of 60 things book publishers do. The are interesting times and so that list is now somewhat out of date and so I have revised it to include 68 things a high quality academic book publisher will do to help disseminate good research, maximise citations and protect their authors’ work and interests. Times are moving fast so it is very much a work in progress but I hope it gives an idea of the kind of value you should expect your publisher to add to the research process. […]

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