Presses

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.

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.

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.

Promoting Ethics in Science

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Blackwell, publisher of hundreds of journals, issues guide for editors in hope of preventing misconduct and informing readers.

Rallying and Quibbling on Tenure Plan

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MLA proposal to change how professors are hired and promoted draws generally strong support -- and some objections on details.

Conflicts Over Textbook Choice

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Cases at Miami Dade and UC Davis call into question professors' motivations.

University Presses Take Their Stand

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Group tries to outline how open access would affect scholarly publishing -- and pushes to include monographs in the discussion.

A Case Study in Case Studies

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Brigham Young's Idaho campus plans to use Harvard Business School's famous curricular method to reform its own curriculum.

The (Crossover) Book Report

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As publishers gather, university presses consider which books can attract non-academic audiences.

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