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Information for Librarians

Welcome to the Library Resource Page, where you will find links to information frequently requested by librarians about University of Chicago Press books and journals, in print and electronic form.

University of Chicago Press Books

All of the books we publish, as well as books we distribute for other publishers, are listed in our Complete Subject Index, where you’ll also find RSS feeds for each subject. We also e-mail monthly notifications of new releases by subject. Books in any series we publish or distribute can be found using our Series Index. New publications are first announced in our seasonal catalogs, available in PDF format.

Standing Orders

Some series we publish are available as a standing order. Libraries on standing order receive a 20% discount on the list price. For more information contact our Order Department at


Many University of Chicago Press titles are available through distributors of electronic books to libraries and individuals. These include:

  • ACLS Humanities E-Books
  • Amazon Kindle
  • Apple iBooks
  • Barnes & Noble Nook
  • Bibliotheca
  • BibliU
  • Chegg
  • De Gruyter
  • EBSCOhost
  • Follett Higher Education
  • Google Play Books
  • Kobo
  • Kortext
  • OverDrive
  • ProQuest Ebook Central
  • RedShelf
  • Scribd
  • Chicago Scholarship Online (on the UPSO platform)
  • VitalSource

University of Chicago Press Journals

The University of Chicago Press Journals Division publishes more than 80 scholarly publications that cover a wide range of disciplines, from the humanities and the social sciences to the life and physical sciences. For more information, visit the University of Chicago Press Journals Division website.

The University of Chicago Press Journals Division offers institutional subscriptions in three formats, for most journals: Electronic Only, Electronic + Print, and Print Only. View rates and contact information on the Journals Division website.

The Chicago Manual of Style Online

The Chicago Manual of Style Online, an essential resource for writers and researchers, is available to libraries by annual subscription. See our institutional rates.

The Founders’ Constitution

The Founders’ Constitution collects writings and documents from the early seventeenth century to the 1830s that bear on the creation and interpretation of the Constitution of the United States. It was first published in 1986 in five oversized volumes totaling more than 3,200 pages. It is now available online with no charge for access.

Building the American Republic

Building the American Republic is an engaging and accessible two-volume narrative history of the United States, that is suitable for introductory college and advanced high school courses. Both books are free in e-book form, and are available for download at and at major e‑bookstores.

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