Supreme Court rules against textbook publisher's effort to prevent resale of cheaper imported textbooks.
A second librarian's blog becomes the target of a potential lawsuit from a disgruntled publisher.
In academe, many advocates for open access mourn loss of a leading thinker and activist for the movement. Many also criticize MIT, which says it will study its role in his legal struggles.
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.
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.
A startup company offers students free alternatives to leading textbooks in key college courses -- taking aim at publishers, who aren't pleased.
In an attempt to be more timely and relevant, Princeton plans to publish early chapters of forthcoming book on 2012 election in electronic form, free.
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