The University of Utah Press assists local organizations by distributing their publications to a broader audience. The Press distributes those books and DVDs which complement subject categories in which we publish, especially archaeology, anthropology, western history, Mormon Studies, local geology, and natural history.

BYU Museum of Peoples and Cultures

The Museum of Peoples and Cultures (MPC) is located at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. The Museum was established in the 1960s by BYU’s Department of Anthropology to house items from expeditions. Today it cares for the anthropological, archaeological, and ethnographic collections in the university’s custody and mentors students with collections-focused goals. The MPC publishes three series of archaeology and anthropology: Popular Series, Occasional Papers, and Technical Papers.

New World Archaeological Foundation

The New World Archaeological Foundation is an archaeological research and teaching entity administered by the Department of Anthropology at Brigham Young University. The research focus has been the study of the origins and subsequent trajectory of civilization (complex societies) in the New World with special emphasis on Mesoamerica. Related to that study is the dissemination of findings through the NWAF Papers and other professional outlets. The NWAF also exists to enrich BYU student experience through mentoring and internship opportunities

KUED Productions

KUED is the PBS television station located at the University of Utah. It regularly produces DVD documentaries on subjects relevant to Utah and the West.

Western Epics Publications

Western Epics is the publication imprint of Sam Weller’s Bookstore, based in Salt Lake City. Over the years it has published a number of significant regional history titles and important regional fiction.