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.

The Must-Have Iraq Book of 1943 -- and 2007?

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University of Chicago Press reissues guide U.S. Army gave soldiers headed for Baghdad in World War II, full of advice that might have helped today.

Ideas to Shake Up Publishing

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Unusual study leads to proposals for university presses to collaborate, to broaden definition of "academic publishing," and to build online capabilities.

New Model for University Presses

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Rice's unique, online approach takes shape -- in part by collaborating with traditional presses that can't afford to release books they believe have merit.

A University Press Stands Up -- and Wins

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Just weeks after Cambridge settlement that dismayed scholars, Yale prevails in ending libel suit over book it published about Hamas.

Michigan Keeps Link to Controversial Publisher

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University press faced criticism for distributing books published by leftist outfit but decides to maintain its ties, while also drawing up guidelines for such relationships.


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