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SAGE AND CHONGQING UNIVERSITY PRESS SIGN STRATEGIC CO-OPERATION AGREEMENT
Los Angeles, CA (17th April, 2012) – SAGE and Chongqing University Press (CQUP) today signed a strategic co-operation agreement at The London Book Fair. The agreement sees CQUP translating and bringing 60 co-branded research methods titles to the Chinese market between now and 2015. SAGE and CQUP will be working together to support the scholarly development of research methods in China including workshops and seminars run in conjunction with Chongqing University.
“We are delighted that this new agreement takes our relationship with CQUP, who we have already published 40 titles with, to the next level,” said Stephen Barr, President, SAGE International. “SAGE is proud to be the world’s leading research methods publisher, and we are thrilled that this new partnership with CQUP will bring important research methods titles to the wider academic community in China.”
Chen Xiaoyang, editor-in-chief of CQUP said, "SAGE is one of our best academic publishing partners in the world. Together with SAGE, we have brought a very good influence in China's academic field, and we have organized a group of prestigious translators who are also outstanding scholars in social science area. We'd like to express our sincere thanks to SAGE and believe our cooperation will be of great success."
Chongqing University Press is China’s leading press focusing on Research Methods and up to now, CQUP has published more than 5,000 kinds of books. Its publications focus on topics in science and engineering, and are sold in categories such as architecture, literature, culture, economy, management, law, arts and humanities, medical treatment and health protection, etc. In 2009, CQUP was selected by the state as one of China's top 100 presses.
SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets. Since 1965, SAGE has helped inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students spanning a wide range of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine. An independent company, SAGE has principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC. www.sagepublications.com
Established in January 1985 and sponsored by Chongqing University, Chongqing University Press (CQUP) is one of the 9 key publishing centers directly under the jurisdiction of the Chinese Ministry of Education. Its main task is to publish textbooks of high quality, teaching reference materials, scientific treatises, popular science reading materials, and popular books.