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.
Scholars question decision -- particularly as it comes from one of the world's wealthiest universities and will limit publishing by a highly respected press.
Scott McLemee reviews Vice, Crime and Poverty by Dominique Kalifa.
A Norwegian consortium has signed a new kind of subscription deal with Elsevier that includes open-access publishing -- a first for the publisher. But the new rights come at a cost.
Scott McLemee reviews Nicholas Wolterstorff's Religion in the University.
Scott McLemee reviews Never Enough: The Neuroscience and Experience of Addiction by Judith Grisel.
Scott McLemee reviews some of the many books coming out this spring and summer with the term in the title or clearly hinted at as the focus.
Anthony Ocampo provides three tips for cultivating a community and curating a conversation.
Scott McLemee reviews Maria Francesca Piazzoni's The Real Fake: Authenticity and the Production of Space.
Author discusses her new book on couples -- in academe and other fields -- who can't find jobs in the same location.
Inspired by University of California’s decision to drop its “big deal” with Elsevier, university librarians are laying the foundation to follow suit.
It's not just you: sociology's publishing expectations have doubled in recent decades, by some measures, and that threatens research ingenuity, according to one study.
Scott McLemee reviews two books about our networked society that raise rather dystopian concerns.

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