Books and Publishing

Books and Publishing
May 02, 2019
Cengage and McGraw-Hill Education will combine to create one giant education publisher focused on digital content. Observers aren’t convinced that’s a good thing for students.
What goes on behind closed doors when professors decide who should get chance to earn a Ph.D.? Author of new book was allowed to watch. She saw elitism, a heavy focus on the GRE and some troubling conversations.
New book of essays sheds light on what it's like to be a professor and a mom.
Study finds increase in number of new titles -- and their share of all new scholarly books.
Author discusses new book arguing that China's universities are rising while America's are in decline.
Gail Mellow, a community college president, discusses the importance of pedagogy -- the theme of a new book she co-authored.
Over the past century and a half or so, petroleum has been abundant and relatively easy to extract, Scott McLemee writes. The next 150 years -- in fact, the next 15 -- do not look quite so promising.
The disability studies scholars behind guidelines on accessibility in publishing gain their first endorsement from a university press.
Author of new book on the history of the American Association of University Professors discusses how the organization has changed and remained the same over the last century, and what its next 100 years might look like.
Photographer discusses new book about Morris Brown College, a historically black college that largely closed its doors after losing accreditation.
Author discusses new book on the intersection of physical place, history and literature.
Members of the Association of Research Libraries pitch ideas about the future of the field during the "first inaugural 'hunchery.'" Holograms ensue.
Cliff Wharton -- who led Michigan State, SUNY and TIAA-CREF -- discusses his new autobiography.

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