Books and Publishing

Books and Publishing
Sep 19, 2019
As California's community colleges implement degree pathways with no textbook costs, what -- if anything -- can be gleaned from their data?
Can faculty members be politically engaged advocates? New book -- Civic Labors: Scholarly Activism and Working-Class Studies -- argues that they can.
The world's largest scholarly journal, PLOS ONE, is seeing fewer and fewer researchers publish their work in it as the open-access publishing market evolves.
New book dives deep into the profession of academic advising, offering direction on how advisers can best counsel students.
In a new book, Timothy Recuber explores how the media cover disasters like the Virginia Tech shootings -- but sometimes in problematic ways, writes Scott McLemee.
New book explores different classroom strategies for teaching first-generation, underrepresented students.
In Exiled in America: Life on the Margins in a Residential Hotel, author Christopher P. Dum portrays not only inescapable squalor but also efforts to create order in seriously damaged lives, writes Scott McLemee.
Scott McLemee explores the mysteries of a centuries-old manuscript -- one that has tested, and defeated, the mental powers of numerous researchers.
Scott McLemee delves into The Quantified Self by Deborah Lupton, a study of how digital self-tracking is insinuating itself into every nook and cranny of human experience.
A new book argues that friendship isn’t necessarily a distraction in college but may be essential to academic success.
This year’s quincentennial of Sir Thomas More’s Utopia coincides with an exceptionally spirit-blighting presidential election, making his work especially relevant, writes Scott McLemee.
Michael J. Socolow tells the story of an academic and a New York Times No. 1 best seller.
How to make sense of the rash of sinister clown sightings throughout America? Scott McLemee turns to Heroes, Villains and Fools: The Changing American Character.

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