Books and Publishing

Books and Publishing
May 02, 2018
Indiana University wants other institutions to absorb insights gleaned from its fast-growing digital textbook initiative.
Cover of Where Freedom Starts: Sex Power Violence #MeToo, edited by Jessie Kindig
High-profile cases of sexual harassment have dominated the media, social and otherwise. Scott McLemee comments on a new book of essays that might push the discussion forward.
Cover image of Accountability and Opportunity in Higher Education: The Civil Rights Dimension
Editors discuss new collection of essays about the impact of various state and federal policies on minority students -- an impact the authors see as far too often ignored.
Authors discuss their new book that suggests American higher education -- especially in the social sciences -- is less globally minded than rhetoric might make you think.
Almost a century after Prohibition went into effect, we remember it as Puritanism run amok. Scott McLemee looks into a book taking a different view.
Author discusses new book about how World War I created a brief period of progress for female scientists in Britain -- and the implications of that history for women in science today.
Scott McLemee describes a few of the ways Philippe Charlier's study of the dead, When Science Sheds Light on History: Forensic Science and Anthropology, illuminates the world of the living.
A prison writing instructor and the son of a former inmate, Patrick Berry discusses his new book on the role of higher education behind bars.
Author discusses his new book, which combines intellectual history with a case for open access.
Author discusses new book on what he views as the dangers of an obsession with numbers in analyzing admissions, academic success, faculty productivity and more in higher education.
A new novel about academic life is not a ringing endorsement, to say the least. But it will make you laugh. And that's the point.
Kentucky press, which serves all the public institutions and some private colleges in the state, is noted for books on history, Appalachia and its home state.
New consumer advocacy report highlights high cost of textbook bundles, but publishers say findings are misleading.

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