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 a roundup of off-beat titles coming out this fall.
Sci-Hub, a repository for pirated research papers, is widely acknowledged to be illegal. But is sharing a link to the site illegal, too?
Cassandra O’Sullivan Sachar gives advice for moving forward after your manuscript is rejected.
Scott McLemee reviews Charles Pappas's One Giant Leap: Iconic and Inspiring Space Race Inventions That Shaped History.
Finished your dissertation and ready to write your book? Not so fast, warns Laura Portwood-Stacer.
Study says authors exaggerate their findings in paper abstracts, and that's a problem when readers take them at face value.
Scott McLemee continues his review of Catherine Lyall's Being an Interdisciplinary Academic: How Institutions Shape University Careers.
Political science association pleases and surprises members with its flagship publication's new editorial team.
Scott McLemee reviews Catherine Lyall's Being an Interdisciplinary Academic: How Institutions Shape University Careers.
Survey finds the amount students spend on course materials each year has decreased, possibly indicating students are increasingly utilizing open-source material and other educational resources.
When a misleading op-ed in The Wall Street Journal irks academics, it's time for a fact check on faculty work and pay.
Scott McLemee reviews Gary Roth's The Educated Underclass: Students and Social Mobility.

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