Libraries and Publishing

Libraries and Publishing
Feb 28, 2018
Moving thousands of scholarly treasures out of the fine arts library at UT Austin has faculty members riled. Should a maker space and other meeting areas replace the stacks?

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"The OER Moment" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.

This collection of news and opinion articles may be downloaded here, free.

On Tuesday, July 18, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the compilation. You may view a recording of the webcast here.

This compendium was made possible in part by the financial support of Cengage.

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January 15, 2013

In the wake of Aaron Swartz's death, Timothy Burke asks why so many scholars have failed to consider the ethical arguments for open access -- or to act on them.

January 7, 2013

The MLA launches online network for scholars, and convention attendees see connections between growth of digital humanities and a more inclusive association.

January 3, 2013

In the new installment of his annual feature, Lev Gonick dissects the technology developments that are likely to change higher ed -- and not -- in the year ahead.

November 30, 2012

Survey says students are generally satisfied with campus libraries, although a significant minority view them as irrelevant to academic success.

November 21, 2012

Southern New Hampshire U. looks to combat high textbook prices by negotiating with bookstore vendors, not content publishers. 

November 9, 2012

At Educause, a pitch for a digital preservation project that will outlast individual institutions and companies.

November 7, 2012

New survey from Campus Computing Project suggests that colleges are not taking full advantage of Big Data, and remain apprehensive about open source applications. But many see a role for MOOCs in academic instruction.

November 5, 2012

Publishing giant unveils search engine for open educational resources -- and its own content.

October 12, 2012

With HathiTrust ruling, 'fair use' advocates in academe continue a legal winning streak that could have historic implications.

October 5, 2012

After seven years of litigation, publishers make peace with Google with sealed agreement, leaving librarians to wonder about implications for research.

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