Publishing Industry

Publishing Industry
Nov 07, 2017
Hundreds of colleges are signing on to publishers’ programs, with apparent savings to students. Some applaud the movement, while others are skeptical.

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Operation was once supported by 10 colleges, but of late has been backed only by Brandeis and Dartmouth.
Hundreds of colleges are signing on to publishers’ programs, with apparent savings to students. Some applaud the movement, while others are skeptical.
Two vastly different disciplines consider whether there are too many journal articles these days, and whether graduate student publishing is part of the problem. Some see that analysis as shortsighted.
Scholarly database JSTOR explores -- through a white paper and prototypes -- how to redesign the scholarly monograph for digital reading.
Study suggests university presses are publishing fewer books in the humanities. Experts say the publishing industry is facing more significant changes.
The 90-year-old university press will close its doors this year after Duquesne decided to cut its funding.
Textbooks aren't selling like they used to, but a new business model that has led to increased access to course materials and lower costs at some universities is beginning to take shape.
Librarian removes controversial list of "predatory" journals and publishers, reportedly in response to "threats and politics."
Association of American Publishers complains about Cal State librarian who studies popularity of pirated scientific papers. Cal State defends its librarian.
Amid declining book sales, university presses search for new ways to measure success.
U of Florida connects its institutional repository to Elsevier's ScienceDirect platform to try to increase the visibility of the university's intellectual work.
Supporters of academic publishing worry about what Northern Illinois U may decide about a small press that punches above its weight in scholarship.

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April 20, 2018

Operation was once supported by 10 colleges, but of late has been backed only by Brandeis and Dartmouth.

November 7, 2017

Hundreds of colleges are signing on to publishers’ programs, with apparent savings to students. Some applaud the movement, while others are skeptical.

August 23, 2017

Two vastly different disciplines consider whether there are too many journal articles these days, and whether graduate student publishing is part of the problem. Some see that analysis as shortsighted.

June 13, 2017

Scholarly database JSTOR explores -- through a white paper and prototypes -- how to redesign the scholarly monograph for digital reading.

February 20, 2017

Study suggests university presses are publishing fewer books in the humanities. Experts say the publishing industry is facing more significant changes.

February 7, 2017

The 90-year-old university press will close its doors this year after Duquesne decided to cut its funding.

January 31, 2017

Textbooks aren't selling like they used to, but a new business model that has led to increased access to course materials and lower costs at some universities is beginning to take shape.

January 18, 2017

Librarian removes controversial list of "predatory" journals and publishers, reportedly in response to "threats and politics."

August 8, 2016

Association of American Publishers complains about Cal State librarian who studies popularity of pirated scientific papers. Cal State defends its librarian.

August 1, 2016

Amid declining book sales, university presses search for new ways to measure success.

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