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Publishing house launches 20 titles

THE UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas Publishing House, Asia’s oldest existing press, launched 20 titles at the UST Thomas Aquinas Research Complex auditorium last Dec. 10.

The launching was in connection with the UST press’ “400 books for UST’s 400th” project, which seeks to release 40 new titles every year for 10 years until 2011, when UST marks its 400th anniversary as Asia’s oldest university. The first 20 titles for this year were launched last September during the Philippine Bookfair at SM Megamall.

The titles included:

Publishing house launches 20 titles

PURSUANT to the University’s 2011 quadri-centennial celebrations, the UST Publishing House launched the first 20 titles of some 40 books set for publication this year during the 13th Philippine Bookfair at the SM Megamall Megatrade Hall last September 7.

According to UST Publishing House director Mecheline Manalastas, this is the second batch of the 40 books to be published annually until UST’s 400th anniversary in 2011. It is a project of UST Rector Fr. Tamerlane Lana, O.P. dubbed “400 books for UST’s 400th”.

UST Publishing House releases 40 new titles

IN PREPARATION for UST’s quadri-centennial celebration in 2011, the UST Publishing House launched 40 book titles during the 12th Philippine Bookfair at SM Megamall last Sept. 9.

According to Mecheline Manalastas, UST Publishing House director, the University aims to publish 400 books in the next 10 years for UST’s 400th anniversary.

“With the launching of 40 titles, the University aims to encourage the Thomasian community to write research works, educational books, and literary works as well,” said Manalastas.

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