Libraries and Publishing

Libraries and Publishing
Nov 03, 2015
The disability studies scholars behind guidelines on accessibility in publishing gain their first endorsement from a university press.


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.

October 12, 2012

With HathiTrust ruling, 'fair use' advocates in academe continue a legal winning streak that could have historic implications.

October 5, 2012

After seven years of litigation, publishers make peace with Google with sealed agreement, leaving librarians to wonder about implications for research.

September 26, 2012

Elsevier will offer free (but basic) digital versions of one of its textbooks to MOOC students through edX, hoping it will drive traditional sales.

September 24, 2012

Arguing that the issues are different in science and humanities publishing, history association urges caution on movement to make journal access free.

September 11, 2012

Publishers say they will appeal district court ruling on landmark Georgia State copyright case, raising the stakes on a case that could set bar for fair use and digital library reserves.


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