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?
University of Minnesota faculty and staff released an e-book in 10 weeks chronicling advances in academic technology.
A university administrator's new book looks at students who were motivated by creativity, not grades, to think deeply and impact others.
Author of new book discuss American poetry's rebirth around the turn of the 20th century -- and why it matters today.
A cable news journalist looking at American life through classics of social theory? Scott McLemee checks it out.
University press directors bemoan ruling in Georgia State copyright case, discuss how to make up with librarians and curb unlicensed copying outside the courts.
In new novel, acclaimed author Joyce Carol Oates depicts the struggles -- both external and psychological -- of a university's first female president.
In a new book, higher-ed thinker tackles difficult questions about the future of college in America.
Greedy publishers, overworked scholars, unnecessary books and too much hype...Scott McLemee reports on academic publishing, circa 1600.
Language and literature scholars have embraced technology in their research, but can they win tenure on it?
Facing criticism from professors worldwide, publisher will re-issue books by scholar whose essay set off controversy in India.
Critic of Google Books' metadata finds many of the problems haven't been fixed.
Hundreds of professors who study India condemn Oxford University Press for response to controversy over an essay -- a response scholars call part of a pattern of "shocking acts" that hurt research.

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