Libraries and Publishing

Libraries and Publishing
Mar 22, 2021
Academics prefer to read and cite final published versions of journal articles instead of prepublication works, publisher's survey finds.
Nov 04, 2019
As major textbook publishers grapple with new strategic directions, alternative providers focused on lower-cost materials seize the opportunity to grow their market share.

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"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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March 22, 2021

Academics prefer to read and cite final published versions of journal articles instead of prepublication works, publisher's survey finds.

March 17, 2021

University of California system secures a landmark open-access deal with publisher Elsevier. Some university librarians hail the agreement as a breakthrough, but others worry about possible long-term impacts.

February 24, 2021

A majority of faculty members say the pandemic affected their course structures last year. Only 15 percent thought changes were for the better.

June 17, 2020

A new deal between the University of California system and publisher Springer Nature will transform the way the institution pays to publish and access research.

March 19, 2020

While many colleges and universities have closed their libraries, others say they can't operate without keeping them open.

January 8, 2020

Two grad students convinced the University of Virginia to save and store its library's card catalog, arguing that researchers and historians can use the cards.

May 6, 2019

University library exhibit included photos of students from the 1920s in blackface. Now the library director is suspended -- and some of her faculty colleagues say Doane made the wrong call.

January 14, 2019

Following in the footsteps of linguistics journal Lingua, the editorial board of the Elsevier-owned Journal of Informetrics has resigned and launched a rival journal that will be free for all to read.

December 13, 2018

University of California System is playing hardball with Elsevier in negotiations that could transform the way it pays to read and publish research. But does the UC system have the clout to pull it off?

October 30, 2018

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?

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November 4, 2019

As major textbook publishers grapple with new strategic directions, alternative providers focused on lower-cost materials seize the opportunity to grow their market share.

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