Jointly run by the White Rose Universities of York, Leeds and Sheffield, White Rose University Press (WRUP) is the 四虎影院’s not-for-profit, in-house university press. WRUP publishes open access digital books and journals across a range of disciplines and in multiple formats. 

embodies the White Rose universities’ commitment to openly disseminating research and teaching materials. We publish high quality research outputs, and pursue digital innovation through publishing.

Academic rigour and peer review

All research published by WRUP is subject to rigorous peer review by external expert reviewers.

Prior to commissioning, all proposals are considered by the WRUP Editorial Board, which is composed of senior academics from the White Rose Universities. Members of the Editorial Board from the 四虎影院 include:

Sarah Thompson, Assistant Director: Content and Open Research, Library, Archives & Learning Services, is a member of the WRUP Management Board.

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“Publicly funded research should be publicly available, and Open Access is the best way to make that happen. By publishing Open Access, researchers increase the impact of their work by reaching larger audiences.”

Professor Tom Stoneham, Department of Philosophy and Chair of the WRUP Editorial Board

Open access and quality assurance 

WRUP publications meet the highest academic standards and showcase the excellence of the research conducted at York, Leeds and Sheffield. WRUP is also open to submissions from the wider academic community. 

As open access publications, all WRUPs digital books and journals are freely available to all, with print copies of books also available for purchase via the .

Open Access means that all WRUP content is published under , which ensure that copyright remains with authors and editors, while making the content available to share and reuse.

Each WRUP publication is assigned a Digital Object Identifier (DOI), and WRUP books are indexed in internationally recognised resources including , and . Journals are indexed in the and WRUP works with its journal editors to list journals on relevant subject indexes such as . All WRUP journals also adhere to the for best practice in peer review.

Recent WRUP publications from York researchers

Recent open access book publications written or edited by 四虎影院 researchers include:

Support with book processing costs

If you are not funded by a body which will pay your book processing charge (either directly or via a funder’s block grant to the University Library), the Library may be able to cover the charge. Please request open access funding before submitting the to WRUP.

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WRUP is open to submissions from both researchers at the 四虎影院 and the wider academic community. We’re always happy to discuss the Open Access publishing process in more detail with individual academics or departments. You can contact us via email (, or .

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