The Future of a Dinosaur

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Wireless technology and search engines are just two technologies that might be meteors from which the standard science textbook never recovers.

New Model for Scholarly Publishing

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Rice killed its press a decade ago. Now it will return -- with all materials online, but with peer review system akin to print operations.

Calling Melvil Dewey

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To the dismay of many academics, Library of Congress makes catalog changes that will affect research libraries nationwide.

Rallying Behind Open Access

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Despite opposition from scholarly groups and publishers, provosts of 25 top universities back plan for public databases of research findings.

A Closer Read on Textbook Costs

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New analysis finds that low-cost book options are few and far between, and barriers often exist when they are available.

Throwing Down the Book

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Publishers' group catches a key mistake by group that says textbook prices are too high.

Momentum for Open Access Research

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Dozens of liberal arts presidents issue statement backing legislation to put federally sponsored research online, free.

Harming the Historical Record

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Scholars who run archival projects and university presses question shifts at NEH and apparent move away from peer review.

NEH vs. Historians

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Endowment accuses scholarly group of "inaccuracies and distortions" -- while admitting that it changed peer review system.

Plagiarism Charge

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Tennessee Press suspends sale of new book on Andersonville Prison as author admits inappropriate and uncredited similarities to another work.


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