A Win For Publishers

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U.S. academic publishing giants hope a favorable ruling by a German court will put a dent in the black market for pirated e-books.

J-Schools to the Rescue?

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As more journalism schools agree to supply local news outlets with free copy, critics question whether they are betraying their graduates — and the public.

Encouraging Open Access

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U. of Rochester thinks it has a model that could breathe life into anemic institutional repositories -- a problem that has undermined open-access movement for years.

New Battleground for Publishers

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With demand for online assessment and e-tutoring tools growing, good textbooks alone are no longer enough to win over professors.

An Editor's Broadside

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By definition, businesses and organizations need to keep their customers or users satisfied, which is why you don't typically see editors taking potshots at their readers in the pages of their publications.

Online Journal 2.0

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The Society of Architectural Historians says you don't just read its new online journal; you experience it.

Medievalists Joust Over Blog

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Scholars turn on one of their favorite blogs, alleging ethical and copyright violations.

Eroding Library Role?

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If libraries do not seriously rethink their role in the lives of researchers, they could come to be seen more as resource purchasers than as research collaborators, according to a report released today by the nonprofit group Ithaka S+R.

The Back-Up Plan

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Many a successful journal article is published not in the publication where the author first submitted, but in another one, following rejection from the first. This trickle-down publication process helps get work reviewed and disseminated, but it also means long waits for authors, who can’t start the process with a second journal until they have been rejected by or withdrawn a submission from the first.

The Research Trust

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Think of it as Oprah’s Book Club for scholars.

Academics may cringe at the comparison, but that is essentially the idea behind the Oxford Bibliographies Online: Someone you trust telling you what, among endless options, you should read -- in classics, criminology, Islamic studies, social work, or any of the other 50 areas of study the Oxford University Press plans to add to the new online reference guide by the end of 2015.


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