The drive for open educational resources is unlikely to take hold without more commercial support and incentives for faculty members and other stakeholders, Brian Jacobs argues.
Libraries and Publishing
After 19 years as an auxiliary of the Stanford University Libraries, the technology company HighWire Press spins off.
A new report from the College Art Association says that artists and art historians have real and perceived concerns about fair use laws. Experts say other kinds of academics do, too.
In an effort to reduce the hundreds of thousands of dollars students spend each year on course material to which they have free access, colleges are looking to technology and internal cooperation.
Edwin Mellen Press, under fire for a now-dropped lawsuit against a university and librarian, threatens more legal action after a website wrote about the case.
In the wake of Aaron Swartz's death, Timothy Burke asks why so many scholars have failed to consider the ethical arguments for open access -- or to act on them.
The MLA launches online network for scholars, and convention attendees see connections between growth of digital humanities and a more inclusive association.
In the new installment of his annual feature, Lev Gonick dissects the technology developments that are likely to change higher ed -- and not -- in the year ahead.
Survey says students are generally satisfied with campus libraries, although a significant minority view them as irrelevant to academic success.
Southern New Hampshire U. looks to combat high textbook prices by negotiating with bookstore vendors, not content publishers.
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