Books and Publishing

Books and Publishing
Three major textbook publishers sue the bookstore provider Follett, alleging failure to stop selling pirated versions of their books.
Scott McLemee continues to survey some of the upcoming publishing season’s offerings.
Scholarly database JSTOR explores -- through a white paper and prototypes -- how to redesign the scholarly monograph for digital reading.
Author explains his history of American higher education, told through specific periods in the development of various sectors.
Months after deleting controversial lists of “predatory” journals and publishers, the librarian behind them still faces anonymous harassment online.
Scott McLemee highlights some of the new books coming out this fall and winter that are likely to be of general or topical appeal.
Scott McLemee has found most recently published books on digital discourse -- memes, tweeting and other modes of contemporary communication -- hard to keep reading. The exception is Whitney Phillips and Ryan M. Milner’s The Ambivalent Internet.
Journal’s board offers its support for editor’s decision to publish article comparing transracial and transgender identities.
A professor discusses how he turned to his colleagues for help answering the question -- and turned the results into a book.
Graduate student who is subject of Title IX critic Laura Kipnis's new book sues for defamation and invasion of privacy.
In Citizen Spies, Joshua Reeves demonstrates that the surveillance systems established in America since the Sept. 11 attacks depend largely on habits that have been a long time in forming, writes Scott McLemee.
Victoria Reyes breaks down the structure of a well-conceived scholarly piece and provides tips to help you get your research published.

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