Why publish with Oxford University Press?
Oxford University Press is the world's largest university press. It publishes more than 4,500 new books a year, has a presence in over fifty countries, and employs some 3,700 people worldwide. It has become familiar to millions through a diverse publishing programme that includes scholarly works in all academic disciplines, bibles, music, school and college textbooks, children's books, materials for teaching English as a foreign language, business books, dictionaries and reference books, and journals.
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complete overview of Oxford University Press worldwide.
We offer our authors quality and speed of production, excellent editing, and an unrivalled worldwide sales, marketing, and distribution service. Our aim is to maximize the benefits for authors that come from working with focused and dedicated publishing teams who operate as part of a large and international publisher. We are committed to innovative publishing, publishing in print and electronic form, and we particularly welcome new ideas and feedback from our authors and readers.
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We have provided a brief guide
Useful Books & Links
Oxford University Press publishes a wide range of useful titles for authors, including dictionaries, thesauri, guides for writers and editors, and reference resources in many subject areas.
Here are some suggestions for books and resources which you may find useful
Main areas of publishing
As we have such a diverse publishing programme it is impossible to give broad guidelines for prospective authors. In the first instance you should review the information given on your chosen area, and then contact the relevant department directly.
Academic, Professional, & General Books
Children's Books & Children's Reference
English Language Teaching
Please send us one chapter of your manuscript, together with a covering note explaining why you think your book will sell, which markets it will sell into, and the target level and age group. The information should be posted to:
The Publishing Director
Oxford University Press
Great Clarendon Street