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From The Head of UPM Press

Assalamualaikum and welcome to Universiti Putra Malaysia Press

UPM Press is basically responsible to increase publication of various genres without neglecting its main focus on high-quality academic research-based publication in Bahasa Melayu and the English language. The materials produced by academician and scholars are aimed to increase and disseminate knowledge and information for the benefits of mankind globally, besides raising UPM’s reputation and fulfills the 2nd goal of UPM Strategic Plan namely to accelerate levels of achievement, research and innovation at international level.

UPM Press is an entity under the Office of the Deputy Vice-chancellor (Research and Innovation). As been set by the University management, UPM Press operates as an entity that generates its own income. Therefore, apart from academic publication, UPM Press also actively engages in offering professional publication services such as editing, designing, typesetting and also manages publication not only for UPM citizen, but also to clients outside of UPM. Besides prioritizing quality, UPM Press emphasizes originality and complies with international publication convention to ensure the excellence of academic materials published.

To further stabilize the role, Penerbit UPM also organises publication workshops to obtain high quality output and impact in writing, professionally manages the publication of eight university journals, including Pertanika journal, as well as promotes and sells books that are published. With more than 600 book titles consisting of scholarly books, general books, coffee table books, biographies, textbooks and modules, UPM Press will continue its legacy to progressively increase high quality publications.

At the same time, UPM Press also actively participates in book exhibitions and book fairs to promote its publication in various locations and related events, whether individually, or cooperates with the Malaysian Scholarly Publishing Council (MAPIM). The participation of UPM Press is not limited only at national level such as the Kuala Lumpur International Book Fair and all public and private universities, institutions agencies, but also at international level such as in Tokyo, Japan, Frankfurt, Brunei, and Jakarta.

UPM Press treasures and welcomes any ideas with the hope that together, we will all be responsible for succeeding the University’s desire to become an excellent and respectable university whether inside the country or at international level.



Kamariah Mohd Saidin

Head UPM Press


Updated:: 08/10/2019 []