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Textbook Affordability a Top Faculty Concern

Nearly two-thirds of faculty members view textbook affordability as a top priority for their universities, according to the annual Faculty...

Colleges Urge Education Dept. to Keep Rules Allowing Inclusive Access

Seventy-five administrators and professors from at least 61 institutions are calling on the Education Department in a letter released Wednesday...
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How Many Casualties Would a Plagiarism War Produce?

If conservatives and liberals start scouring their opponents’ academic publications for stolen ideas or phrases, nobody—even plagiarism experts—knows how much grist they will find. 

Designing Courseware for Gateway Classes to Produce Equitable Outcomes: Key Podcast

Gateway courses are supposed to clear the path to fields of study, but for millions of students who struggle in...

Open-Access Books Help University Press Revenues, Study Finds

Open-access publications can generate significant revenue, despite hesitancy among universities to embrace free and open online access to research, a...
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More Professors Aware of, and Using, Open Educational Resources

A study finds increasing levels of buy-in of open resources, with about three in 10 instructors requiring OER in their courses.

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Academics Turn to Paid Newsletters for Scholarly Connection

Substack, which hosts roughly two million paid subscribers, said its base of academic users increased more than 100 percent in the last year.

Responding to Criticism, Publisher Reinstates Blocked Ebooks

After scrambling fall courses by withdrawing more than 1,380 ebooks, Wiley now says it will restore access to the course materials. Its short-term solution leaves many librarians unsatisfied.