UGM PRESS WON ASEAN 2019 BOOK AWARD
UGM Press received the 2019 ASEAN Book Award award trophy in the University / Research Institute category for being productive in publishing academic books. This award was given to coincide with the Kuala Lumpur International Book Party event held at PWTC Kuala Lumpur, Monday (1/4/2019).
Chairperson of the Book Award Professional Appraisal Panel, namely YBhg. Tan Sri Professor Dr. In his remarks Abdul Latiff Abu Bakar said his team had professionally assessed academic books published by UGM Press and deserved the ASEAN Book Award 2019, and hopefully the award received by UGM Press would further encourage the writers of Gadjah Mada University to continue produce high-quality works as reference materials and ASEAN regional and international heritage.
The ASEAN 2019 Book Award Trophy for UGM Press was given to the Head of the Badan Penerbit dan Publikasi UGM, Widodo, S.P., M.Sc., Ph.D., at the Kuala Lumpur International Book Party which took place from 29 March to April 7, 2019. The award was presented by the Chairperson of the Organizing Committee, Haji Hasan Hamzah, on Monday, April 1, 2019, at PWTC Kuala Lumpur.
"UGM Press's efforts to become a productive publisher publishing quality academic books have received appreciation from the world. The ASEAN Book 2019 Award received by UGM Press is a very strategic step. In fact it is a smart step for a university publisher in the framework of opening the horizons of international publishing, "Widodo said.
UGM Press Manager, Dr. I Wayan Mustika very appriciates the 2019 ASEAN Book Award, according to him, this award is very encouraging UGM Press as an academic publisher to be able to produce high-quality books and become references, both nationally and internationally. (Irwan / UGM Press, Editor: Gesang Anita CW)