Board chair at George Washington U. says shared governance policy review shed light on faculty "bullying" of those off the tenure track. But not everyone agrees with his analysis or solutions.
Georgia State will test idea that assuring a set percentage of slots on the syllabus for female philosophers will attract more female students to the discipline.
Following a lawsuit from major textbook publishers, a Boston company rewrites its "textbook replacement" material and asks judge for breathing room.
A second librarian's blog becomes the target of a potential lawsuit from a disgruntled publisher.
Southern New Hampshire U. looks to combat high textbook prices by negotiating with bookstore vendors, not content publishers.
Flat World Knowledge will no longer publish versions of its textbooks at no charge. How big a setback does the company's change represent for the 'open' movement?
Two online publishing ventures seek to reform peer review without blowing it wide open.
With HathiTrust ruling, 'fair use' advocates in academe continue a legal winning streak that could have historic implications.
After seven years of litigation, publishers make peace with Google with sealed agreement, leaving librarians to wonder about implications for research.
Elsevier will offer free (but basic) digital versions of one of its textbooks to MOOC students through edX, hoping it will drive traditional sales.
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