Oxford University Press, Inc. (OUP USA), is Oxford University Press's second major publishing center, after Oxford (UK). It publishes works that further Oxford University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education.
Oxford has its origins in the fifteenth century, printing its first book in Oxford in 1478. Its U. S. office opened in 1896, and is now by far the largest American university press and perhaps the most diverse publisher of its type. It publishes at a variety of levels, for a wide range of audiences in almost every academic discipline. OUP USA produces approximately 500 titles each year, has approximately 3,300 scholarly books in print, and stocks another 8,700 imports from other OUP offices around the world.