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Aug 08, 2016
Association of American Publishers complains about Cal State librarian who studies popularity of pirated scientific papers. Cal State defends its librarian.

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Association of American Publishers complains about Cal State librarian who studies popularity of pirated scientific papers. Cal State defends its librarian.
Amid declining book sales, university presses search for new ways to measure success.
U of Florida connects its institutional repository to Elsevier's ScienceDirect platform to try to increase the visibility of the university's intellectual work.
Supporters of academic publishing worry about what Northern Illinois U may decide about a small press that punches above its weight in scholarship.
McGraw-Hill Education, after being told maps in a political science textbook were anti-Israel, withdraws the volume and eliminates all copies.
The movement to make scholarly work more accessible has created major benefits, but mandating open access -- and Creative Commons licensing -- restricts authors’ ability to say how, where and by whom their work will be reused, writes Rick Anderson.
Study finds increase in number of new titles -- and their share of all new scholarly books.
The disability studies scholars behind guidelines on accessibility in publishing gain their first endorsement from a university press.
Members of the Association of Research Libraries pitch ideas about the future of the field during the "first inaugural 'hunchery.'" Holograms ensue.
Study suggests open-access journals with questionable peer-review and marketing processes now publish hundreds of thousands of articles a year, a huge jump in only a few years.
Fewer and fewer students are buying their textbooks at the Bowdoin College bookstore, so the college is outsourcing its textbook center to Chegg.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is aggressively funding efforts to support new digital models -- in writing, editing, financing and more.

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August 8, 2016

Association of American Publishers complains about Cal State librarian who studies popularity of pirated scientific papers. Cal State defends its librarian.

August 1, 2016

Amid declining book sales, university presses search for new ways to measure success.

May 25, 2016

U of Florida connects its institutional repository to Elsevier's ScienceDirect platform to try to increase the visibility of the university's intellectual work.

May 23, 2016

Supporters of academic publishing worry about what Northern Illinois U may decide about a small press that punches above its weight in scholarship.

March 8, 2016

McGraw-Hill Education, after being told maps in a political science textbook were anti-Israel, withdraws the volume and eliminates all copies.

December 15, 2015

The movement to make scholarly work more accessible has created major benefits, but mandating open access -- and Creative Commons licensing -- restricts authors’ ability to say how, where and by whom their work will be reused, writes Rick Anderson.

December 7, 2015

Study finds increase in number of new titles -- and their share of all new scholarly books.

November 3, 2015

The disability studies scholars behind guidelines on accessibility in publishing gain their first endorsement from a university press.

October 8, 2015

Members of the Association of Research Libraries pitch ideas about the future of the field during the "first inaugural 'hunchery.'" Holograms ensue.

October 1, 2015

Study suggests open-access journals with questionable peer-review and marketing processes now publish hundreds of thousands of articles a year, a huge jump in only a few years.

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