Presses

Priorities for a Press

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Nebraska shrinks its staff and its office to avoid cutting the number of books that it publishes.

A New Home for 'Change'

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Change magazine is changing hands.

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching announced Wednesday that it would assume editorial control of the bimonthly higher education magazine, which is owned by Heldref Publications.

First Amendment Furor

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University press book sets off debate involving Alan Dershowitz, Arnold Schwarzenegger and charges of plagiarism and anti-Semitism.

New Option for Student Shoppers: E-Books

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8 college stores plan to offer electronic texts this fall, but will they sell?

Pressure Prompts Publisher to Punt

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Criticism of chapter on pederasty leads scholarly press to drop book on same-sex love in Greco-Roman times.

Publishers Sue Copy Shops for Alleged Infringement

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Boston companies charged with producing coursepacks for Northeastern and UMass without adequate permissions.

The King and Yale University Press

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Thai government, angry over critical biography of monarch, blocks access to publisher's Web site.

Google's Not-So-Simple Side

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Google’s quest to “organize the world’s information” is supposed to make life easier.  But the issues surrounding the company’s book search program have complicated many academics' views of copyright, because they involve many nuances surrounding security, infrastructure and compensation.

The Quest for Crossover Books

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At mega-event of publishing world, university presses try to get general readers with books on food, gardening, pets and Hillary Clinton.

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.

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