Book Industry News on the Coronavirus Pandemic

The book industry is experiencing rapid change and unprecedented market response to the COVID-19 crisis. Bookstores, libraries, and universities are closed; trade publishers are cutting staff and freezing salaries; and university presses are scrambling to digitize their backlists and reschedule fall publications. To keep our authors and stakeholders up-to-date with these frequent, often daily, changes for scholarly publishers, the University of Notre Dame Press is collecting media highlights to keep you informed on how this global pandemic will affect university press operations today and in the future.


The University of Notre Dame Press, the largest Catholic university press in the world, publishes academic and general interest books that engage the most enduring questions of our time. Our staff remains committed to maintaining an innovative and sustainable publishing program that makes accessible the ideas of today’s leading experts while fostering the next generation of scholars and thinkers. Although the world is confronted by an increasing number of imposing challenges, our books and authors are a powerful force for good in the world.