Books and Publishing

Books and Publishing
Dec 04, 2019
Planned pricing changes by academic publisher Cengage have not gone down well with the National Association of College Stores.
Scott McLemee reviews Daniel M. Russell's The Joy of Search: A Google Insider's Guide to Going Beyond the Basics.
Scott McLemee reviews Understanding Animals: Philosophy for Dog and Cat Lovers by Lars Svendsen.
They are an investment in the scholarly community and in ourselves as researchers, Victoria Addis argues.
A new report analyzing what students need the most found they often chose the library as a top destination for services.
Scott McLemee reviews the timely Whistleblowers: Honesty in America From Washington to Trump by Allison Stanger.
Junior Prof asks two seasoned editors about what role social media plays in promoting a book, whether concerns about institutional prestige are valid and how to avoid being dropped by a university press.
Johann Neem discusses his new book about the need to affirm -- and strengthen -- the liberal arts at a time when reformers are doubting their value and that of higher education.
Scott McLemee takes a sneak peek at some upcoming university press titles that are pertinent to the 2020 presidential contest.
Junior Prof continues their conversation with two leading university press editors who offer specific advice on networking and meeting with editors.
Scott McLemee reviews Lydia Pyne's Genuine Fakes: How Phony Things Teach Us About Real Stuff.
The academic community must move beyond compliance with standards and toward the cultivation of a greater sense of ethical responsibility, argue A. Susan Jurow and Jordan Jurow.
Junior Prof shares advice from two leading university press editors about first-time book authorship.

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