Books and Publishing

Books and Publishing
Aug 28, 2018
An online textbook priced at almost $1,000 has infuriated students trying to navigate an already confusing textbook marketplace, but Louisiana-Lafayette officials insist they had "good intentions."
Honor for history book is given back amid criticism of its citations. Author says there are 52 errors he sees as accidental and mostly minor, but others see more fundamental problems.
Scott McLemee highlights another round of titles from next season’s offerings from university presses.
Three major textbook publishers sue the bookstore provider Follett, alleging failure to stop selling pirated versions of their books.
Scott McLemee continues to survey some of the upcoming publishing season’s offerings.
Scholarly database JSTOR explores -- through a white paper and prototypes -- how to redesign the scholarly monograph for digital reading.
Author explains his history of American higher education, told through specific periods in the development of various sectors.
Months after deleting controversial lists of “predatory” journals and publishers, the librarian behind them still faces anonymous harassment online.
Scott McLemee highlights some of the new books coming out this fall and winter that are likely to be of general or topical appeal.
Scott McLemee has found most recently published books on digital discourse -- memes, tweeting and other modes of contemporary communication -- hard to keep reading. The exception is Whitney Phillips and Ryan M. Milner’s The Ambivalent Internet.
Journal’s board offers its support for editor’s decision to publish article comparing transracial and transgender identities.
A professor discusses how he turned to his colleagues for help answering the question -- and turned the results into a book.
Graduate student who is subject of Title IX critic Laura Kipnis's new book sues for defamation and invasion of privacy.

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