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."
Journal article that was withdrawn last year amid intense debate is republished by the National Association of Scholars.
Scott McLemee reviews Michael Ohl’s The Art of Naming, which explores some of the one million animal species that have been identified.
Scott McLemee considers Leo R. Chavez's Anchor Babies and The Challenge of Birthright Citizenship, which makes clear how little has been added to the stock of anti-immigrant rhetoric over the past century.
Authors discuss new book examining the faculty role -- and how professors view their responsibilities.
As downloads of free scholarly books soar, what's getting read?
Scott McLemee on a surprising aspect of Amy Werbel's Lust on Trial: Censorship and the Rise of American Obscenity in the Age of Anthony Comstock.
The struggle between piety and libido in the age of mechanical reproduction is at the core of Amy Werbel's Lust on Trial: Censorship and the Rise of American Obscenity in the Age of Anthony Comstock, writes Scott McLemee.
A lot is riding on them, but they can be difficult to compose. James Phelan and Faye Halpern offer some helpful strategies for getting them right.
Scott McLemee explores a few -- perhaps somewhat surprising -- new pricing models for books and journals.
Injunctions against excessive nonacademic acknowledgments are not new, explains Richard Hughes Gibson.
An increasing number of universities are ending, or threatening to end, bundled journal subscriptions with major publishers.
Scott McLemee explores the connections between various books forthcoming from scholarly presses.

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