Books and Publishing

Books and Publishing
Dec 04, 2019
Planned pricing changes by academic publisher Cengage have not gone down well with the National Association of College Stores.
Scott McLemee reviews Willful: How We Choose What We Do by Richard Robb.
Abel Polese suggests four variables to consider when choosing where to send your manuscript.
Scott McLemee reviews Why We're Wrong about Nearly Everything: A Theory of Human Misunderstanding by Bobby Duffy.
Scott McLemee reviews Devon Powers's On Trend: The Business of Forecasting the Future.
Dozens of institutions have endorsed a set of guiding principles for negotiating contracts that support open-access practices with scholarly publishers.
Could subscriptions create a pathway to sustainable open-access monograph publishing? MIT Press plans to find out.
Scott McLemee reviews Susan Schneider's Artificial You: AI and the Future of Your Mind.
Scott McLemee reviews Daniel M. Russell's The Joy of Search: A Google Insider's Guide to Going Beyond the Basics.
Scott McLemee reviews Understanding Animals: Philosophy for Dog and Cat Lovers by Lars Svendsen.
They are an investment in the scholarly community and in ourselves as researchers, Victoria Addis argues.
A new report analyzing what students need the most found they often chose the library as a top destination for services.
Scott McLemee reviews the timely Whistleblowers: Honesty in America From Washington to Trump by Allison Stanger.

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