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Illinois Scholarship Online is now available

April 20, 2017

Illinois Scholarship Online

We're delighted to announce that the University of Illinois Press has now launched Illinois Scholarship Online (ILSO), onto the University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) platform, offering access to hundreds of books across a variety of subject areas.

Founded in 1918, the publishing program of the University of Illinois Press promotes research and education, enriches cultural and intellectual life, and fosters regional pride and accomplishments, enhancing and extending the University of Illinois's reputation.

Laurie Matheson, Director of University of Illinois Press, explains why she is delighted to partner with UPSO >

Today ILSO launches with over 300 books across thirteen primary modules:

Anthropology | Architecture | Art | Film, Television and Radio | History | Law | Literature | Music | Philosophy | Political Science | Religion | Society and Culture | Sociology

Included are works by prestigious authors, such as Becoming Ray Bradbury by Jonathan R. Eller, Black Revolutionary by Gerald Horne, Digital Depression by Dan Schiller, The Beauvoir Series edited by Margaret A. Simons and Marybeth Timmermann, Paul Thomas Anderson by George Toles, Philip Kaufman by Annette Insdorf, St. Louis Rising by Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person, Terence Davies by Michael Koresky, On Gender, Labor, and Inequality by Ruth Milkman, The Beautiful Music All Around Us by Stephen Wade, The Black Chicago Renaissance edited by Darlene Clark Hine and John McCluskey Jr., and The Creative Process in Music from Mozart to Kurtág by William Kinderman.

To celebrate the launch of ILSO, we’ve made a selection of chapters from some of the press's key titles freely available, for a limited time. Delve in to discover more:

The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience

Black Revolutionary: William Patterson and the Globalization of the African American Freedom Struggle

Digital Depression: Information Technology and Economic Crisis

Scripts of Blackness: Race, Cultural Nationalism, and U.S. Colonialism in Puerto Rico

Sensing Chicago: Noisemakers, Strikebreakers, and Muckrakers

St. Louis Rising: The French Regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive






All these titles, and many more, are just a click away. Start browsing ILSO today, or recommend UPSO to your librarian for an institutional free trial.