Amsterdam University Press launches new journals platform

Amsterdam University Press continues to professionalize by launching a state-of-the-art journals platform which provides optimal user experience for the scholarly community.
Amsterdam University Press launches new journals platform

Press Release, Amsterdam, June 21, 2021

With the acquisition of 14 journal titles in 2020, adding up to a portfolio of 33 specialised journals in the humanities and social sciences, AUP further professionalizes its academic program by launching a platform that takes digital publishing to the next level.

A new perspective for digital publishing, developed through publishing platform Ingenta Edify, fully exploits the possibilities of digital search and discovery. In this way, users will quickly find the content they are looking for. Other benefits include integrated SEO optimization (coordinated with Google Scholar), third-party integrations with tools such as Crossref, XML-first publishing options, DOI hyperlinks, and a first-class experience accessing full screen supplementary materials.

Managing Director Jan-Peter Wissink:

“In our continuous pursuit of serving science, editors and authors, excellent digital visibility is an absolute must. With the launch of this new platform, we believe we have taken a big step forward.”

AUP’s Publishing Director Academic Irene van Rossum:

"The launch of is an exciting step in the development of our academic program. This enhancement ensures that AUP journals attain a global outreach and a large readership. I am also thankful to the team at Ingenta for taking this step with us."

Optimal user experience

End users have access to a variety of tools to customize preferences, including signing up for alerts (new content, citation, correction, search alerts), export citations, direct connections with social media account and a function which allows title recommendations to librarians.

Benefits for librarians

An institutional admin account provides the ability to directly manage many aspects of an institution’s access and subscriptions. These include COUNTER 4 and 5 and SUSHI statistics, direct access to usage statistics and KBART files.


Marjolein Schaake, Marketing Manager journals. Email:

About Amsterdam University Press

Amsterdam University Press (AUP) is a leading publisher of academic books, journals and textbooks in the Humanities and Social Sciences. AUP specialises in the subjects Asian Studies, Film, Media and Communication, History, Language and Literature, and Social and Political Sciences.


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Monday, June 21st, 2021