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?
 In a changing market, authors increasingly find themselves negotiating with publishers to see their work to completion, even after they successfully navigate academic peer review, writes, Michael S. Evans. The solution is to make journal acceptance portable.  
Open access is not fully realized without open peer review, which would provide opportunities for scholarly dialogue and critique throughout the writing process and beyond, argues Alex Mueller.
Monica F. Jacobe provides five rules to help people with Ph.D.s who still want to produce scholarship yet work in professional jobs that don't demand or reward it.
Start-up uses data analytics to tackle information overload among researchers and publishers in science, medical and technical fields.
New MLA Handbook seeks to make citing sources from a variety of media easier and more commonsensical.
President Obama's nominee to lead the Library of Congress draws support from library groups.
New book of essays sheds light on what it's like to be a professor and a mom.
Author discusses new book arguing that China's universities are rising while America's are in decline.
The disability studies scholars behind guidelines on accessibility in publishing gain their first endorsement from a university press.
Author of new book on the history of the American Association of University Professors discusses how the organization has changed and remained the same over the last century, and what its next 100 years might look like.
Members of the Association of Research Libraries pitch ideas about the future of the field during the "first inaugural 'hunchery.'" Holograms ensue.
New books set out agendas for both professors and students on how to change the experience and career paths.

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