Books and Publishing

Books and Publishing
The world's largest scholarly journal, PLOS ONE, is seeing fewer and fewer researchers publish their work in it as the open-access publishing market evolves.
New book dives deep into the profession of academic advising, offering direction on how advisers can best counsel students.
Authors discuss their new book on the success -- in educational attainment and business -- of Indians in the United States.
In a new book, Timothy Recuber explores how the media cover disasters like the Virginia Tech shootings -- but sometimes in problematic ways, writes Scott McLemee.
In Exiled in America: Life on the Margins in a Residential Hotel, author Christopher P. Dum portrays not only inescapable squalor but also efforts to create order in seriously damaged lives, writes Scott McLemee.
New book explores different classroom strategies for teaching first-generation, underrepresented students.
Author discusses new book about how arrival of women in American higher education changed colleges’ sense of moral mission.
New book highlights intellectual property practices that the author says are dangerous for the public's interest in higher ed.
Scott McLemee explores the mysteries of a centuries-old manuscript -- one that has tested, and defeated, the mental powers of numerous researchers.
New book argues that sometimes faculty members of color going up for tenure are judged by a higher standard than are their white peers.
Scott McLemee delves into The Quantified Self by Deborah Lupton, a study of how digital self-tracking is insinuating itself into every nook and cranny of human experience.
Book argues that faculty’s diminishing influence puts higher education at risk. Suggested interventions include changing tenure to save it -- namely by ending it for professors at 70 years of age.

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