Dunedin Academic Press

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Dunedin Academic Press Ltd (Dunedin) is a small independent academic publisher in Edinburgh, Scotland which publishes mainly books for the tertiary (undergraduate) level and periodically for postgraduate/research audiences. It has a London office as well. Dunedin also publishes books appealing to non-specialist adults interested in learning more about geology. Graham Park's Introducing Geology, now in its Second Edition,[1] is a notable example. Dunedin's Introducing Earth and Environmental Sciences series, of which Introducing Geology was the first title now contains books covering topics in Astronomy, Meteorology and Oceanography as well as a lengthening list of geology topics.

Dunedin publishes about fifteen new titles a year, and has strong titles in the fields of Earth Science; Child Protection (notably the Protecting Children and Young People series; and Health & Social Care.

Education (Policy & Practice series); comparative religion with the Understanding Faith series [2] and texts by teachers of singing, including The Student Voice (2010)[3] and The Human Nature of the Singing Voice (2007).[4] are other subject areas in which the company has published although they are no longer a primary focus.

Dunedin is distributed in North America by International Specialized Book Services[5] and throughout the rest of the world by Turpin Distribution [6] Dunedin Academic Press is a member of The Publishing Association,[7] the major publishing trade body in the UK and Publishing Scotland, the network body for the publishing industry in Scotland .[8]


  1. ^ Rowlatt, Steve (October 2010). "Review: Introducing Geology: A guide to the world of rocks (Second Edition)", Geoscientist, Volume 20 No 10. Retrieved 16 December 2012.
  2. ^ Journal of Ecumenical Studies (March 2004. "Books received". Retrieved 16 December 2012 via Highbeam (subscription required).
  3. ^ Greschner, Debra (May 2011). "Reviews: Colin Baldy, The Student Voice An Introduction to Developing the Singing Voice" Journal of Singing. Retrieved 16 December 2012 via Highbeam (subscription required).
  4. ^ Flind, Louise (May 2007) "Review: The Human Nature of the Singing Voice: Exploring a Holistic Basis for Sound Teaching and Learning". Musical Opinion. Retrieved 16 December 2012 via Highbeam (subscription required).
  5. ^ International Specialized Book Services. ISBS Publishers: Dunedin Academic Press . Retrieved 16 December 2012.
  6. ^ [Turpin Distribution list of clients (July 2015) [http://www.turpin-distribution.com/turpinweb/content/ourclients.aspx.
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  8. ^ Publishing Scotland. Publisher members: Dunedin Academic Press Ltd. Retrieved 16 December 2012.

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