At AAUP conference on academic freedom, speakers question why professors give their work to corporate publishers.
At meeting of scholarly presses, directors trade stories about layoffs, consider ways to better connect themselves to their universities and hear some dire warnings.
As if the textbook industry didn't have an image problem already...
Heldref will sell most of its journals (including Change) and become grant-making entity focused on foreign policy and the legacy of Jeane Kirkpatrick.
Google's mammoth book digitization project means access to knowledge for minorities and the underrepresented, scholars and activists said Wednesday.
A growing number of companies are renting textbooks to college students, saying they're an alternative to sky-high price tags.
University libraries are teaming up with presses to scan and reprint rare books from their collections.
In collaboration with U. of California Press, digital archive plans to expand to include new issues, promising expanded reach and better technology for publishers and ease of access for libraries.
As the due date for authors and publishers to opt out of the Google Book settlement nears, interested parties in higher education tell the judge what they think.
Studies at international peer review conference examine a practice that has drawn Congressional scrutiny: the publication of scholarly papers whose authors didn't write them.
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