Michigan Severs Ties to Controversial Publisher

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Following outrage over anti-Israel book it was distributing for British outfit, university press revises its rules and ends ties to leftist Pluto, which says free expression has been hurt.

University Presses Start to Sell Via Kindle

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Just months after Amazon launched its portable reader, academic publishing is starting to experiment with the model.

Fight Over a Beloved (and Lucrative) Book

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U. of Nebraska Press sold almost one million copies of Black Elk Speaks. The director moved to SUNY and now the book is moving too. Fair game or unfair edge?

Unlikely Haven for Humanities Publishing

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U. of Houston-Victoria, home to a host of scholarly publications and activities, is an emerging intellectual destination (albeit one whose coordinates not everyone knows yet).

Could a Press End Up on Chopping Block?

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Fears of Utah State University's scholarly publishing arm illustrate the vulnerability of academic publishing in a year of massive budget cuts.

Pirates vs. University Presses

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Entire scholarly books are starting to appear -- without permission -- on Web sites that flaunt their violation of traditional copyright laws.

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.

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.

Brand New, Again

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University libraries are teaming up with presses to scan and reprint rare books from their collections.

Survival -- Through Open Access

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Utah State University Press, which faced threat of elimination, will continue to operate as a scholarly publisher, but with a new model.


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