Author discusses his book on evidence of value of liberal arts

Author discusses his new book about the value of liberal arts colleges—and why many people ignore them.


Authors discuss their new book, 'The Ph.D. Parenthood Trap'

Authors discuss their new book on parents in academe.


Authors discuss their new book, 'When Colleges Close'

Authors discuss their new book about how Wheelock College became part of Boston University.


Initiative seeks to create ebook sales model that works for university presses and libraries

Seeking sustainable new revenue streams, 16 major university presses have partnered with a for-profit publishing house to sell digital versions of their annual front-list collections.


Pandemic didn't speed adoption of open educational resources, but outlook is promising

As COVID-19 forced professors to embrace digital texts, they were likelier to know about -- but not to use -- free, openly licensed materials. Progress was greatest at colleges that promoted OER, especially minority-serving ones.

University of California reaches new open access agreement with Elsevier

University of California system secures a landmark open-access deal with publisher Elsevier. Some university librarians hail the agreement as a breakthrough, but others worry about possible long-term impacts.


Publisher Pearson tries to tackle systemic racism in higher ed

New guidelines from textbook publisher Pearson aim to dismantle systemic racism in higher ed. Do they go far enough?


Author discusses his book on 'a conservative case for liberal education'

Professor discusses his book on a "conservative case for liberal education."


COVID-19 forces college libraries to quarantine textbooks, hitting low-income students

Librarians are quarantining print materials for several days between loans to stop the spread of COVID-19. For students who rely on the library to access textbooks, that’s a problem.


Author discusses new book on merit and higher education

Author discusses his new book about how colleges admit and serve students.


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