Books and Publishing

Books and Publishing
Aug 19, 2020
Can colleges teach students what they need to know in the 21st century? Derek Bok offers an answer.
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.
Junior Prof asks two seasoned editors about what role social media plays in promoting a book, whether concerns about institutional prestige are valid and how to avoid being dropped by a university press.
Johann Neem discusses his new book about the need to affirm -- and strengthen -- the liberal arts at a time when reformers are doubting their value and that of higher education.
Scott McLemee takes a sneak peek at some upcoming university press titles that are pertinent to the 2020 presidential contest.
Junior Prof continues their conversation with two leading university press editors who offer specific advice on networking and meeting with editors.
Scott McLemee reviews Lydia Pyne's Genuine Fakes: How Phony Things Teach Us About Real Stuff.

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