Project Activity Snapshot: July 2015

As the 2014/15 academic year draws to a close, conference season has played out in its usual wild frenzy of networking and inspirational talks, and preparations begin for the 2015/16 academic year, the Project has decided to take stock. A huge amount of activity and planning has taken place already, thanks to the energy and enthusiasm of our Community Coalition, Project Partners, and of course the core Project Team – and this post celebrates all that has happened, and looks forward to what is still to come.

So, to date…

The Project has engaged with:

  • 15 publishers
  • 12 libraries
  • 24 academic institutions in the UK
  • 10 academic institutions outside the UK
  • 3 booksellers
  • 24 organisations and societies
  • 95 individual collaborators

The Project Team has also:

  • attended 19 events
  • given 12 talks
  • initiated 55 events and mini-projects
  • published 16 blog posts
  • gained 571 Twitter followers
  • had 173 Facebook ‘likes’

Project activity has extended across several countries, including:

  • UK
  • Japan
  • USA
  • Canada
  • Australia
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Germany
  • Sudan
  • The Netherlands

The Project has also launched a special website, to promote and celebrate all the wonderful events happening across the UK and internationally during Academic Book Week (9-16 November):

A huge THANK YOU to everyone in our Community Coalition, our Project Partners, and the AHRC for the enthusiasm, support, and collaboration so far – we look forward to continuing to work with you all!


All figures correct as of 29/07/15.

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