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At 50, MIT Press Looks Forward

Publishers Weekly – 2012-08-10

At a time when some university presses have cut back their publishing program or changed course, the MIT Press, which celebrated its first 50 years this spring, continues to look to the future—“relentlessly,” according to editorial director Gita Manaktala. “The retrospective glance doesn’t come naturally to us,” she said.
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