Libraries and Publishing

Libraries and Publishing
Jan 14, 2019
Following in the footsteps of linguistics journal Lingua, the editorial board of the Elsevier-owned Journal of Informetrics has resigned and launched a rival journal that will be free for all to read.

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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.

Archive

January 30, 2014

A new report from the College Art Association says that artists and art historians have real and perceived concerns about fair use laws. Experts say other kinds of academics do, too.

August 7, 2013

In an effort to reduce the hundreds of thousands of dollars students spend each year on course material to which they have free access, colleges are looking to technology and internal cooperation.

April 1, 2013

Edwin Mellen Press, under fire for a now-dropped lawsuit against a university and librarian, threatens more legal action after a website wrote about the case.

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.

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