The Game of Ghost Writing

Studies at international peer review conference examine a practice that has drawn Congressional scrutiny: the publication of scholarly papers whose authors didn't write them.

Peer Review Failure?

National Academy of Sciences journal will review article -- currently causing furor -- that was published under special system for members to recommend work. And that system is being eliminated.

Breakthrough on Open Access

5 major research universities pledge to set up system of payments for work their professors publish in free, online journals -- aiming to shift economic model of scholarly communication.

Correcting a Style Guide

American Psychological Association concedes its new manual has plenty of mistakes, but won't pay to provide error-free copies to faculty and students.

Customized Uniformity

A Wisconsin business school gets a grant to write custom e-textbooks aimed at keeping students on the same page

Survival -- Through Open Access

Utah State University Press, which faced threat of elimination, will continue to operate as a scholarly publisher, but with a new model.

A Call for Copyright Rebellion

Lawrence Lessig asks why academe accepts rules that limit the spread of scholarship.

Open Access Encyclopedias

In the age of Google and Wikipedia, can higher education create online reference works that are free, scholarly, and economically viable?

A College Press Run By Undergrads

A Vermont college creates a publishing enterprise for students, by students.

Academic and Publishing Freedom

Article criticizing Wheaton College, seen by many as flagship of evangelical higher ed, is killed by key publication in Christian intellectual life. Why?


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