Longleaf Services is pleased to welcome the University of Notre Dame Press as a full-service fulfillment, marketing, and publishing services client. University of Notre Dame Press books will be available from Longleaf beginning January 1, 2018.
“Longleaf’s innovative business model offers our operation an economy of scale and back office support that allows us to focus on what we do best—publish scholarship of the highest quality and disseminate it to the broadest possible audience,” said Steve Wrinn, director of the University of Notre Dame Press since September 2015. “We are confident that our partnership with Longleaf will enhance UNDP’s reputation as a scholarly publisher while simultaneously providing advantages to ensure our future financial sustainability.”
Robbie Dircks, president of Longleaf Services, added “We’re pleased to welcome the University of Notre Dame Press to the growing list of Longleaf client publishers. The addition of new publishers under the Longleaf umbrella increases our economies and efficiencies, and allows Longleaf to fulfill our mission of providing fulfillment and publishing solutions so that our client publishers can focus on their core mission of content acquisition and dissemination.”
About Longleaf Services
Longleaf Services, Inc. provides fulfillment and publishing services for university presses. Operating with a collaborative philosophy, it enables client publishers to enhance their competitiveness, improve operating efficiencies, and create economies of scale, resulting in better service to their customers and lowering overall operating costs for both publisher and book buyer. A 501©3 organization, Longleaf Services commenced operations in 2006 and currently provides services for the University of Calgary Press, Cork University Press, Cornell University Press, the University of Georgia Press, Louisiana State University Press, the University of Nebraska Press, the University of North Carolina Press, Rutgers University Press, Syracuse University Press, Truman State University Press, the University of Virginia Press, and the University of the West Indies Press.
In addition to traditional fulfillment services, Longleaf also offers print-on-demand, short-run printing, digital asset management, and eBook distribution through an arrangement with Ingram Content Services and its Lightning Source and CoreSource divisions. Longleaf also offers EDP services, website design and hosting through an arrangement with Supadü, and marketing relationships with the Columbia University Press Sales Consortium, Edelweiss from Above the Treeline, Bookgrabbr, and Nielsen Bookscan.