The plight and survival plans of university presses was recently reviewed in an article on The Chronicle of Higher Education website.
March 7, 2011
University Presses Are Urged to Work Together to Survive
By Jennifer Howard
Operating in this digitally powered era of "information hyperabundance," university presses still get most of their sales revenue from print sales. But they're also putting more and more energy into trying electronic, open-access, and nontraditional publishing—and are likely to be experimenting for a very long time. So says a new report made public today by the Association of American University Presses.
Read the full article at: http://chronicle.com/article/University-Presses-Are-Urged/126633/