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Established in 1996, the aim of Policy Press has always been to try to improve social conditions with publications that will make a positive difference to learning and research, policy and practice. In essence, Policy Press is a publisher with a purpose. Based at the University of Bristol, UK, Policy Press is now well-known as a leading international publisher of high quality books and journals across a wide range of subjects.

Policy Press Scholarship Online (PPSO) provides access to hundreds of books and is delivered by University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO).

UPSO brings together the best scholarly publishing from around the world. Aggregating monograph content from leading university presses, UPSO offers an unparalleled research tool, making disparately published scholarship easily accessible, highly discoverable, and fully cross-searchable via a single online platform.

Obtaining access to University Press Scholarship Online

UPSO is available by annual subscription or purchase to libraries and institutions. Select one, several, or all of the fully integrated and cross-searchable subject modules.

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If you are a Librarian, you can register for a 30 day institutional free trial.

If you are an academic or a student, you can recommend UPSO to your librarian.

Free trials are unavailable to private individuals.