Books and Publishing

Books and Publishing
Association of American Publishers complains about Cal State librarian who studies popularity of pirated scientific papers. Cal State defends its librarian.
Scott McLemee highlights more new books due out from university presses this fall.
Amid declining book sales, university presses search for new ways to measure success.
In Return to Cold War, Robert Legvold gives a succinct, lucid, fairly dispassionate and almost incessantly even-handed presentation of relations between the United States and Russia, writes Scott McLemee.
Author asks why some countries are better than others at science and technology.
After reviewing about 70 catalogs, Scott McLemee offers an overview of fall books being published by university presses.
New study suggests that science dissertations increasingly are research article based, not book-length studies, reflecting the professionalization of the Ph.D.
Author discusses his new book on a much praised philosophy for public higher education.
Machiavelli's name has long been synonymous with political skulduggery, but Maurizio Viroli offers us a kinder, gentler Machiavelli -- someone who kept the common good in mind in ways greatly lacking in this election year, writes Scott McLemee.
Author discusses her new book, Reimagining Popular Notions of American Intellectualism.
Jerry A. Jacobs examines the allegations of cheating that have created concerns about the excessive reliance on journal impact scores for tenure decisions and other matters.
Scott McLemee reviews Plots, an examination of patterns of storytelling that highlights Robert L. Belknap's excellence as a literary critic.

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