Just months after Amazon launched its portable reader, academic publishing is starting to experiment with the model.
U. of Nebraska Press sold almost one million copies of Black Elk Speaks. The director moved to SUNY and now the book is moving too. Fair game or unfair edge?
U. of Houston-Victoria, home to a host of scholarly publications and activities, is an emerging intellectual destination (albeit one whose coordinates not everyone knows yet).
Fears of Utah State University's scholarly publishing arm illustrate the vulnerability of academic publishing in a year of massive budget cuts.
Entire scholarly books are starting to appear -- without permission -- on Web sites that flaunt their violation of traditional copyright laws.
U. of Michigan Press plans dramatic move in scholarly publishing, shifting to a digital model -- with hopes of being able to increase production of important, non-commercial research.
At meeting of scholarly presses, directors trade stories about layoffs, consider ways to better connect themselves to their universities and hear some dire warnings.
University libraries are teaming up with presses to scan and reprint rare books from their collections.
Utah State University Press, which faced threat of elimination, will continue to operate as a scholarly publisher, but with a new model.
A Vermont college creates a publishing enterprise for students, by students.
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