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Scholarly Presses and Smaller Publishers Search

Another option, is to look for texts published by university presses or scholarly associations--these non-profits offer high quality, often at moderate prices. Or, you can seek out small specialty publishers with expertise in specific fields. Texts from these "niche" publishers can be both high quality and reasonably priced.

The search box below searches the sites of some large university presses. Additional presses and  specialty publishers are linked below by topic. There is is also a long list of scholarly publishers that publish on multiple topics.




Health and Medicine

Humanities and History

Mathematics & Statistics



Social Sciences


University Presses and Scholarly Associations that Publish Texts

Specialty Publishers

Publisher sites included in the Custom Search

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