January 17, 2013 - January 18, 2013
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Library | Main
Third Floor Sponsored by: University of Georgia Press
Contact: Kaelin Broaddus UGA Press design and production manager 706-542-3889
A display of all of the Association of American University Presses 2012 Book, Jacket, and Journal Show winners at UGA’s main library. Part of the 75th anniversary of the University of Georgia Press.Each year, a panel selects the best books from a variety of categories, including Scholarly Typographic, Scholarly Illustrated, Trade Typographic, Trade Illustrated, and Jackets & Covers. This year, the committee received 226 books, 300 jacket and cover design entries, and 4 journals from which to judge. The jurors, composed of designing professionals and AAUP members, selected 49 books, 1 journal, and 30 jackets/covers as the best examples of university press design.UGA Press won Scholarly Typographic for A Mess of Greens , Trade Typographic for Bear Down, Bear North and Drifting into Darien , and Trade Illustrated for Invasive Pythons in the United States .Members of the community, UGA students, staff, and faculty are welcome to stop by the press’s offices on the third floor of the library to peruse the best of university press design. The show will be on display Jan. 17-18 from 12:00-4:00 p.m. both days.The event is free and open to the public. Individuals or large groups who are unable to come during the show times are welcome to contact Broaddus to schedule an appointment for times during the week of Jan. 14.
AAUP 2012 Book, Jacket, and Journal Show