Welcome to the website of University of South Florida (USF) M3 Publishing. M3 Publishing is a service of USF M3 Center for Hospitality Technology and Innovation (M3 Center). The M3 Center was established at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM) in October of 2013. The M3 Center was made possible by a transformational gift from Tampa businessman Mr. John McKibbon. M3 Publishing has been publishing academic books, proceedings and journals on an open-access model. M3 Publishing does not charge any fees from authors or readers, thanks to the support from M3 Center and USF Library.
The mission of the M3 Center is to enable and conduct rigorous academic research of significance to the global service industry including hospitality and tourism industries, while serving as a critical reporting outlet and resource for educational tools and innovation, conferences, training and forums for improving the connections between academia, industry, and the society at large.M3 Publishing welcomes authors and editors to submit books or journal articles.