Founded in 1965, the University Press of Colorado is a nonprofit cooperative publishing enterprise supported, in part, by Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, and other academic partners in Colorado, Utah, Alaska, and Wyoming. In 2012, University Press of Colorado merged with Utah State University Press, which was established in 1972. The mission of the UPC is to advance and disseminate knowledge globally by publishing significant scholarly works and making them accessible. These digital collections include books published from 1981 to present.
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