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Amid declining book sales, university presses search for new ways to measure success.
Start-up uses data analytics to tackle information overload among researchers and publishers in science, medical and technical fields.
Decision to grant a publisher the right to print the writings of Aaron Swartz -- viewed by some as a martyr of the open-access movement -- sets off a debate about copyright.
Major publishers report sales of digital course materials surpass sales of print textbooks for the first time. Are the numbers right -- and does it matter?
Dozens of liberal arts colleges come together to form Lever Press, a book publishing imprint that promises to be open access for both authors and readers.
Higher education and library organizations, led by the Association of Research Libraries, side with the Lingua editors and criticize Elsevier.
Open-access advocates see an opportunity to capitalize on the Lingua controversy, but outcomes of previous mass resignations at scholarly journals paint an unclear picture of the impact of "editorial mutinies."
The six editors and 31 editorial board members of Lingua, a top linguistics journal, have all resigned to protest Elsevier pricing. They plan a new open-access journal.
A coalition of academic, library and technology associations criticizes Elsevier's new sharing and hosting policy, saying it undermines open-access initiatives.
U. of California Press builds a new open-access publishing model around paying reviewers and subsidizing research from disciplines with less grant funding.
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