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

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.

February 7, 2012

Rice U. unveils free, digital offering that it says could save students nationwide tens of millions of dollars.

February 6, 2012

Association of Research Libraries spells out principles and best practices for making copyrighted materials as free as possible while avoiding lawsuits.

January 19, 2012

With the open-source encyclopedia blacked out to protest U.S. Internet bill, college librarians offer their services (and verifiable sources).

January 18, 2012

Universities have started banding together to negotiate favorable contracts with software vendors. With new effort, a group of them aims to exercise similar leverage with publishers on behalf of students.

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