Publishing

Ideas to Shake Up Publishing

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Unusual study leads to proposals for university presses to collaborate, to broaden definition of "academic publishing," and to build online capabilities.

'Science' Will End Link to JSTOR

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Since JSTOR's founding in 1994, the popular online archive of scholarly journals hadn't had a single member publisher decide to walk away -- until this month. But last week, JSTOR lost a journal -- and not just any journal, but Science, the flagship publication of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and an early adopter of the JSTOR approach.

New Model for University Presses

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Rice's unique, online approach takes shape -- in part by collaborating with traditional presses that can't afford to release books they believe have merit.

A University Press Stands Up -- and Wins

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Just weeks after Cambridge settlement that dismayed scholars, Yale prevails in ending libel suit over book it published about Hamas.

Publishing and Values

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Anthropology association's decision to leave a university press for a commercial entity infuriates many scholars -- and raises questions about the future of scholarly societies and open access.

Michigan Resumes Distribution of Anti-Israel Book

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University cites academic freedom issues -- and also says that nature of book will prompt reconsideration of relationship with British publisher of the work.

Price Check

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Textbook renegades trying to find ISBN numbers encounter resistance -- and attract the police -- in Harvard bookstore.

Michigan Keeps Link to Controversial Publisher

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University press faced criticism for distributing books published by leftist outfit but decides to maintain its ties, while also drawing up guidelines for such relationships.

'Scholarship in the Digital Age'

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It's hard to meet academics these days whose work hasn't been changed by the Internet. But even if everyone knows that the world of scholarship has changed, it's not always clear just how or the way those evolutions fit into the broad history of scholarship. Christine L. Borgman sets out to do just that in Scholarship in the Digital Age: Information, Infrastructure and the Internet, just published by MIT Press.

Few Policies on Plagiarism

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Report on history journals finds that they confront complaints on an ad hoc basis -- without the benefit of standard procedures.

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