Amherst College starts publishing unit that will feature peer review and close editing -- while also making all books digital and free.
OpenStax College, an open-access textbook publisher, introduces its first offering through iTunes -- and hopes the $4.99 charge will allow students to benefit from extras and the business model to grow.
Rebutting a recent essay, Brian Farkas argues that student-run law reviews -- while imperfect -- have much to contribute to legal scholarship and the law.
Flat World Knowledge will no longer publish versions of its textbooks at no charge. How big a setback does the company's change represent for the 'open' movement?
You leave digital footprints when you do research. Scott McLemee listens to the librarians who follow them.
University administrators, following intense campaign and much criticism from faculty members, reverse decision.
Analysts of the court's ruling have focused on its implications for fair use, but the outcome could help some publishers and bring down costs for students, writes Caroline Vanderlip.
U. of New Orleans plans "hiatus" for scholarly publishing unit -- and eliminates job of director (the only full-time employee).
Marshall Poe relies on academic publishers and loves the works they produce, but fears they aren't going nearly far enough in recognizing the new realities of the way people read and gather information.
Library associations say Supreme Court case could make it illegal to lend books and other materials that were manufactured overseas.
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