Information For Authors

Interested in submitting to UC Press? We recommend that you review the About UC Press page for our Series Policies, as well as other relevant information. Authors need to register on this UC Press site prior to submitting, or if already registered can simply log in. To register on this site, click the Register tab at the top of the home page. Fill out the form as comprehensively as possible, ensuring that the Author box is checked. Log in using your new username and password. Your User Home page will appear allowing you to choose your Author role and submit using the easy 5-step process.

As a scholarly publisher, the University of Calgary Press feels a responsibility to ensure that the research of our authors is accessible to its widest possible audience. We therefore embrace open-access publishing and strive to make as many of our publications as possible available as open-access files that are free to anyone who wishes to download them.  With our authors' permission, titles are published under a Creative Commons licence and will be available for free download in PDF format from individual book pages on our website.  Notice of the parameters of the Creative Commons licensing agreement has been placed at the beginning of each book and chapter PDF. Our open-access titles are also published as e-books and in traditional book format, available for purchase through bookstores and on-line retailers.  

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