Libraries and Publishing

Libraries and Publishing
Mar 27, 2017
At conference for academic and research librarians, attendees begin to fight back against proposed federal funding cuts.

Booklets

Feb. 28, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed's new compilation of articles focuses on efforts to make educational materials accessible to all students, including those with disabilities.

You may download the print-on-demand booklet, free, here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on the themes of the booklet, on Tuesday, March 21, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

This compilation was made possible by the financial support of VitalSource.

Archive

August 7, 2013

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.

April 1, 2013

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.

January 15, 2013

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.

January 7, 2013

The MLA launches online network for scholars, and convention attendees see connections between growth of digital humanities and a more inclusive association.

January 3, 2013

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.

November 30, 2012

Survey says students are generally satisfied with campus libraries, although a significant minority view them as irrelevant to academic success.

November 21, 2012

Southern New Hampshire U. looks to combat high textbook prices by negotiating with bookstore vendors, not content publishers. 

November 9, 2012

At Educause, a pitch for a digital preservation project that will outlast individual institutions and companies.

November 7, 2012

New survey from Campus Computing Project suggests that colleges are not taking full advantage of Big Data, and remain apprehensive about open source applications. But many see a role for MOOCs in academic instruction.

November 5, 2012

Publishing giant unveils search engine for open educational resources -- and its own content.

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