Libraries and Publishing

Libraries and Publishing
Aug 07, 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.

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July 20, 2012

Academic library associations try to use Authors Guild's position in the Google Books lawsuit to undercut its stand against HathiTrust.

July 5, 2012

Apple iPads are gradually catching up to their hype on four-year campuses; e-textbooks make inroads as well.

June 21, 2012

University press directors bemoan ruling in Georgia State copyright case, discuss how to make up with librarians and curb unlicensed copying outside the courts.

June 20, 2012

How could the rise of patron-driven acquisition at academic libraries affect the university presses that rely on librarians to buy unpopular monographs?

June 5, 2012

New Huffington Post feature allows students to post a summary of their work without forfeiting the copyright. Students say it's a way to draw attention to oft-overlooked research.

June 1, 2012

Undergraduates might not be great at research, but study suggests that the information literacy of first-generation students does improve over time.

May 15, 2012

Despite its volume, 350-page court ruling in landmark case on fair use left many questions unanswered.

February 21, 2012

Decades of Education Department data show universities allocating less money to libraries as overall spending has ballooned.

February 13, 2012

Digital humanities advocates look to hammer out a publishing platform to help institutions apply traditional peer review mechanisms to nontraditional research.

February 9, 2012

White House solicitation about the government's role in making federally funded research available to the public rekindles debate over open access.

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