Unread Monographs, Uninspired Undergrads

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Increased scholarly output and student disengagement are linked, according to a new white paper that calls for relieving the "research mandate" in the humanities.

Farewell to the Printed Monograph

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U. of Michigan Press plans dramatic move in scholarly publishing, shifting to a digital model -- with hopes of being able to increase production of important, non-commercial research.

Breakthrough, Bust, or Building Block?

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As Amazon unveils new version of its Kindle reader and underscores implications for electronic textbooks, perceptions vary on whether step is transformative.

On the Chopping Block

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Middlebury wants to end financial support for New England Review. Supporters of literary magazines say college demands like that could doom vital publications.

Extra, Extra, Go to WWW...

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Internal university communications continue migrating to all-online formats, driven, in part, by budget cuts.

The Evolving Google Library

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New deal with U. of Michigan offers more details on how the company plans to market the millions of digital copies of books it is creating. Will the skeptics be won over?

Split Over Open Access

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10 university press directors back requirements for free online versions of federally sponsored research -- even as presses' association fights to end such a requirement.

Who Profits From For-Profit Journals?

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At AAUP conference on academic freedom, speakers question why professors give their work to corporate publishers.

Change or Die?

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At meeting of scholarly presses, directors trade stories about layoffs, consider ways to better connect themselves to their universities and hear some dire warnings.

Elsevier Won't Pay for Praise

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As if the textbook industry didn't have an image problem already...


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