About The Press


We envision a future where knowledge enriches the lives of every person.

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Aligned with Johns Hopkins University, the mission of Hopkins Press is to bring the benefits of discovery to the world. We provide global access and deliver impact for the scholarship that we publish and distribute by:   

  • Leading in the selection and development of innovative ideas and scholarship;
  • Creating groundbreaking technologies to enhance discovery and learning; and
  • Connecting people to the most trusted knowledge from global researchers, scholars, and educators.  



Our Values


We are committed to honoring every person’s inherent dignity as human beings and making that the foundation of our organizational culture.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Access

We will proactively dismantle barriers to and eliminate systemic obstacles surrounding diversity, equity, inclusion, and access in all aspects of our work.  


We welcome bursts of creativity and new ideas that ignite ingenuity and propel us forward, honoring the spirit of innovation.


We strive to publish courageously, champion academic freedom, and give voice to groundbreaking ideas.  


We support each other and our stakeholders, sharing ideas and information, to achieve common goals.

About Hopkins Press

America’s oldest university press was established at the nation’s first research university in 1878. Ever since, Johns Hopkins University Press has shared the benefits of discovery with the world. With a portfolio of four interconnected publishing businesses, Hopkins Press provides global access, impact, and influence for the scholarship that we publish and distribute. We select and develop innovative ideas and research; we employ groundbreaking technologies to enhance discovery and learning; we connect a global audience of readers to trusted knowledge from leading researchers, scholars, and educators. We do all this under the imprint of Johns Hopkins University Press and in the name of our University’s distinguished faculty and institutions. 

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Hopkins Press is home to one of the largest journal publication programs of any U.S.-based university press. The Journals Division publishes 110 journals in the arts and humanities, technology and medicine, higher education, history, political science, and library science. The division also manages membership services for more than 20 scholarly and professional associations and societies.


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With critically acclaimed titles in health and wellness, public health, science, higher education, and across the humanities, Hopkins Press publishes 150 new books each year authored by faculty and experts around the world and maintains a backlist in excess of 3,000 titles. We connect authors to scholars, researchers, educators, policymakers, and curious readers across the globe.


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Project MUSE, the massive online collection of scholarship operated by Hopkins Press, is the leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content, providing access to over six-hundred thousand journal articles and more than two-million book chapters from 400 publishers. MUSE delivers outstanding results to the scholarly community by providing value to libraries, maximizing revenues for publishers, and enabling global access to the world’s most important scholarship.


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HFS provides print and digital book distribution and sales services for a distinguished list of university presses and nonprofit institutions. HFS clients enjoy enhanced logistics, real-time access to critical business data, sales services, accounts receivable management and collection, and unparalleled customer service.