Books and Publishing

Books and Publishing
Mar 18, 2021
As COVID-19 forced professors to embrace digital texts, they were likelier to know about -- but not to use -- free, openly licensed materials. Progress was greatest at colleges that promoted OER, especially minority-serving ones.
Scott McLemee continues his review of Catherine Lyall's Being an Interdisciplinary Academic: How Institutions Shape University Careers.
Political science association pleases and surprises members with its flagship publication's new editorial team.
Scott McLemee reviews Catherine Lyall's Being an Interdisciplinary Academic: How Institutions Shape University Careers.
Survey finds the amount students spend on course materials each year has decreased, possibly indicating students are increasingly utilizing open-source material and other educational resources.
When a misleading op-ed in The Wall Street Journal irks academics, it's time for a fact check on faculty work and pay.
Scott McLemee reviews Gary Roth's The Educated Underclass: Students and Social Mobility.
Wendy Laura Belcher provides advice on how to make your article more acceptable to a journal.
Professor discusses his new book on the joy of teaching undergraduates.
Scott McLemee highlights some new and upcoming books that are relevant to the current border crisis.
Scott McLemee reviews Kate Eichhorn's The End of Forgetting: Growing Up With Social Media.
Promotion of research and related publications is now a shared enterprise among authors, publishers, libraries and universities, writes Christine Tulley, yet many authors are unaware of how to play an active role.
Scott McLemee reviews Glenn A. Albrecht's Earth Emotions: New Words for a New World.



"The OER Moment" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.

This collection of news and opinion articles may be downloaded here, free.

On Tuesday, July 18, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the compilation. You may view a recording of the webcast here.

This compendium was made possible in part by the financial support of Cengage.

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