Edinburgh University Press, the third largest university press in the U.K., has appointed Oxford University Press as its exclusive agent in North and South America and Canada beginning August 1, 2013. The agreement includes sales, marketing and distribution of all Edinburgh’s print bookst and from August 2014 for Edinburgh’s e-book business in the Americas and Canada.

Niko Pfund, president of Oxford University Press USA commented, “We are very excited to have a publisher of Edinburgh University Press’s international reputation join our family of distributed presses, Edinburgh and Oxford share a mission: to provide the best scholarship to the widest possible audience. The synergies between our editorial programs are quite striking, and should make our new relationship a mutually beneficial one for years to come.”