Books and Publishing

Books and Publishing
Aug 28, 2018
An online textbook priced at almost $1,000 has infuriated students trying to navigate an already confusing textbook marketplace, but Louisiana-Lafayette officials insist they had "good intentions."
Appeals court ruling continues decade-long legal battle between Georgia State University and three publishers over what constitutes "fair use" of course materials. Does anyone still care about the outcome?
Few people seemed to have noticed that it was a put-down of academics concerned with racial issues, write Joel P. Christensen and Matthew A. Sears.
In the wake of the most recent effort to undermine transgender people and their rights, Scott McLemee reviews this year's books on them.
Unhappy with a new online-only book ordering system, professors at Middlebury College are calling for books to be put back on the shelves of their college bookstore.
Author discusses her new book about what she sees as widespread misconceptions about the state of race relations in higher education.
Author discusses her new book on "hookup culture" on college campuses and how universities can improve their education around sex and Title IX.
In On the Future: Prospects for Humanity, Martin Rees encourages us to think beyond the new norms of diminished and collapsing expectations, writes Scott McLemee.
Scott McLemee reviews two new scholarly books on the American electorate and its discontents.
Authors discuss their new book about viewing colleges and universities as media institutions focused on winning over audiences.
Author discusses her new book on classics and misogyny in the digital era.
Scott McLemee reviews John Cleese's new book, Professor at Large: The Cornell Years, a selection of lectures and colloquies from his time moonlighting as an Ivy League don.
Editors of book series stop publishing with Springer Nature to protest its acquiescence to Chinese government censorship demands.

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