Publishing Industry

Publishing Industry
Jan 27, 2020
Contingent Magazine had a lot of doubters when it debuted 12 months ago. But it's still going strong and earning a reputation as a place where historians can engage the public with the ideas that have always interested them.
Jul 30, 2019
Concerned about limited purchasing options and potential price increases, students and consumer groups challenge the proposed merger of two major textbook publishers.

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Contingent Magazine had a lot of doubters when it debuted 12 months ago. But it's still going strong and earning a reputation as a place where historians can engage the public with the ideas that have always interested them.
New study from international publishing ethics group finds that arts, humanities and social science journal editors worry most about plagiarism and inclusion.
Sociologist says journal dismissed her paper because she'd shared it elsewhere as a preprint -- even though the publication had a pro-preprint policy. How often does this happen?
Survey finds the amount students spend on course materials each year has decreased, possibly indicating students are increasingly utilizing open-source material and other educational resources.
A Norwegian consortium has signed a new kind of subscription deal with Elsevier that includes open-access publishing -- a first for the publisher. But the new rights come at a cost.
Editors of book series stop publishing with Springer Nature to protest its acquiescence to Chinese government censorship demands.
Operation was once supported by 10 colleges, but of late has been backed only by Brandeis and Dartmouth.
Hundreds of colleges are signing on to publishers’ programs, with apparent savings to students. Some applaud the movement, while others are skeptical.
Two vastly different disciplines consider whether there are too many journal articles these days, and whether graduate student publishing is part of the problem. Some see that analysis as shortsighted.
Scholarly database JSTOR explores -- through a white paper and prototypes -- how to redesign the scholarly monograph for digital reading.
Study suggests university presses are publishing fewer books in the humanities. Experts say the publishing industry is facing more significant changes.
The 90-year-old university press will close its doors this year after Duquesne decided to cut its funding.

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"New Models for Educational Materials" is Inside Higher Ed's new on-demand compilation of articles. You may download a copy free, here.

On Wednesday, April 18, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. You may view a recording of the webcast here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Cengage.

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January 27, 2020

Contingent Magazine had a lot of doubters when it debuted 12 months ago. But it's still going strong and earning a reputation as a place where historians can engage the public with the ideas that have always interested them.

September 6, 2019

New study from international publishing ethics group finds that arts, humanities and social science journal editors worry most about plagiarism and inclusion.

August 26, 2019

Sociologist says journal dismissed her paper because she'd shared it elsewhere as a preprint -- even though the publication had a pro-preprint policy. How often does this happen?

July 25, 2019

Survey finds the amount students spend on course materials each year has decreased, possibly indicating students are increasingly utilizing open-source material and other educational resources.

April 24, 2019

A Norwegian consortium has signed a new kind of subscription deal with Elsevier that includes open-access publishing -- a first for the publisher. But the new rights come at a cost.

October 3, 2018

Editors of book series stop publishing with Springer Nature to protest its acquiescence to Chinese government censorship demands.

April 20, 2018

Operation was once supported by 10 colleges, but of late has been backed only by Brandeis and Dartmouth.

November 7, 2017

Hundreds of colleges are signing on to publishers’ programs, with apparent savings to students. Some applaud the movement, while others are skeptical.

August 23, 2017

Two vastly different disciplines consider whether there are too many journal articles these days, and whether graduate student publishing is part of the problem. Some see that analysis as shortsighted.

June 13, 2017

Scholarly database JSTOR explores -- through a white paper and prototypes -- how to redesign the scholarly monograph for digital reading.

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July 30, 2019

Concerned about limited purchasing options and potential price increases, students and consumer groups challenge the proposed merger of two major textbook publishers.

May 2, 2019

Cengage and McGraw-Hill Education will combine to create one giant education publisher focused on digital content. Observers aren’t convinced that’s a good thing for students.

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