Oxford University Press (OUP) is a prominent academic publishing company founded on January 1, 1586 . It has its headquarters in Oxford, United Kingdom , with additional operations in New York . Their main office can be located at Great Clarendon Street Oxford OX2 6DP .
The company operates as a limited company and is currently active . OUP is owned and operated by the University of Oxford, and it is this arrangement that has given the publisher its name .
OUP's industry reach spans academic publishing, open access, educational technology, and additional technology-driven ventures . They are known for producing a wide range of educational and academic resources. This includes ownership of Oxford World's Classics , MyMaths , and Oxford Biography Index .
One of OUP's major contributions to research is the British National Corpus, a 100 million word collection of samples of written and spoken language to assist linguists and language educators .
OUP is led by CEO Nigel Portwood and operates under the parent organization, University of Oxford . The publishers apply the beneficial combination of centuries-old brand reputation and innovative technology to deliver comprehensive educational tools and research resources worldwide.