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?
Two online publishing ventures seek to reform peer review without blowing it wide open.
After seven years of litigation, publishers make peace with Google with sealed agreement, leaving librarians to wonder about implications for research.
Elsevier will offer free (but basic) digital versions of one of its textbooks to MOOC students through edX, hoping it will drive traditional sales.
A startup company offers students free alternatives to leading textbooks in key college courses -- taking aim at publishers, who aren't pleased.
In an attempt to be more timely and relevant, Princeton plans to publish early chapters of forthcoming book on 2012 election in electronic form, free.
In landmark ruling, federal judge rejects most arguments made by publishers in suit against Georgia State over e-reserves. But she also imposes some rules that could complicate life for librarians and professors.
Supreme Court will decide on whether less expensive, foreign-made editions of textbooks can be lawfully sold to thrifty U.S. students.
As a boycott against its journals gains momentum, a prominent scholarly publisher folds support for anti-open-access bill and offers concessions to angry mathematicians.
White House solicitation about the government's role in making federally funded research available to the public rekindles debate over open access.
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