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Haydn Journal Wins PROSE Award

An online journal published by RIT Press and focused on scholarship exploring the music of Haydn has been recognized for innovation in journal publishing in the humanities and social sciences. HAYDN: The Online Journal of the Haydn Society of North America won a PROSE Award from the Association of American Publishers. The PROSE Awards annually recognize the very best in professional and scholarly publishing by bringing attention to distinguished books, journals, and electronic content in 58 categories.

Read more: RIT Press receives PROSE Award for innovative ‘HAYDN’ journal

2017 Holiday Sale

Visit RIT Press and save 25% off your entire purchase all week! It's our gift to you for the holidays. Books, holiday cards, posters, and gift items are available here. 

The sale will kick off with a holiday open house, 2-4 PM on Monday, December 11. RIT authors will be present to sign books, holiday treats will be provided, and we will offer a bonus of 30% off!

We are located on the second floor of the Wallace Center at RIT. The sale starts Monday, December 11, and continues through Friday, December 15, 9 AM to 4:30 PM daily.

RSVP here.

Thanksgiving Closing

We will be closing for the Thanksgiving holiday, and taking a short break from shipping orders. Place your order before noon on Tuesday, November 21 to ensure it ships before Thanksgiving. We will return on Monday, November 27. 

Image: Lester Beall, "A Better Home" poster, for the Rural Electrification Administration, 1947. Featured in The American Image: U.S. Posters from the 19th to the 21st Century by Mark Resnick and R. Roger Remington (RIT Cary Graphic Arts Press, 2007).

Photo History / Photo Future conference, April 2018

RIT Press presents Photo History / Photo Future, a three-day conference on the archaeology and future of photography, April 20-22, 2018, Rochester, NY.

The conference offers a forum for reporting recent research findings, sharing current professional and scholarly practices, and discussing subjects pertinent to the broadly defined history and future of photography, including motion pictures. The conference will engage practitioners, librarians, archivists and the diverse scholarly disciplines and a variety of research methods on historically significant subjects and topics of future interest. Following the presentation of scholarship, the conference concludes with a photography-focused Antiquarian Show and Sale on Sunday.

For full conference details, please visit

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Alexander S. Lawson Publishing Center 10th Anniversary

RIT Press celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Alexander S. Lawson Publishing Center

Friday, May 12, 2017
The Wallace Center at RIT, second floor

All books on sale: 30% off in store 9 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.
Reception, cake cutting and refreshments 3– 4:30 p.m.

Please join us as we celebrate this milestone!

RSVP on Facebook

Closing for the holidays

We will be closed for the RIT institute holiday. Orders must be placed by Thursday, December 22 at 10 AM to be shipped before the break. We will return on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. 

Holiday Sale: 20% off in store, December 12-16

Visit RIT Press and save 20% off your entire purchase all week! It's our gift to you for the holidays. Books, holiday cards, posters, and gift items are available here. We are located on the second floor of The Wallace Center at RIT. The sale starts Monday, December 12, and continues through Friday, December 16. RSVP on Facebook and browse our Holiday Gift Guide.

"Bob Davies" Book Talks and Signings with Barry Martin

Join author Barry S. Martin for a talk and/or book signing. Martin is the author of Bob Davies: A Basketball Legend.

Friday, September 23, 2016 4:00 PM
Richie Regan Athletic Center, Seton Hall University
South Orange, NJ

Sunday, September 25, 2016 4:00 PM
[words] Bookstore
Maplewood, NJ

Monday, September 26, 2016 6:00 PM
Dauphin County Historical Society
Harrisburg, PA

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 12:00 PM
Midtown Scholar Bookstore
Harrisburg, PA

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 7:00 PM
Webster's Bookstore
State College, PA

Friday, September 30, 2016 7:00 PM
Barnes and Noble
Greece, NY

Saturday, October 1, 2016 12:00 PM
Rochester Central Library
Rochester, NY

Saturday, October 1, 2016 2:30 PM
Barnes and Noble
Pittsford, NY

Sunday, October 2, 2016 2:00 PM
Barnes and Noble
Webster, NY


2016 Spring Catalog

Now available for download

Our 2016 Spring Catalog is now available for download. To view the file in PDF format, click here

Holiday Closing 2015

We will be closed for the holiday break.

RIT Press will be closed for the 2015 holiday break. The last chance to place an online order will be Tuesday, December 22 at noon. Any orders placed after that time will be processed in the new year. We will reopen on Monday, January 4, 2016. 


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