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.
A project that aims to slash the cost of producing monographs could help make more of them available to the public for free. But will scholars participate?
Scott McLemee reviews Melissa Gregg's Counterproductive: Time Management in the Knowledge Economy.
Provost, who had said university was ending its support for university press this year, extends it for another year and suggests more support could be coming in the future. New approach comes amid widespread criticism.
Scholars question decision -- particularly as it comes from one of the world's wealthiest universities and will limit publishing by a highly respected press.
Vanderbilt scholar was talking about his new book, Dying of Whiteness.
Scott McLemee reviews Vice, Crime and Poverty by Dominique Kalifa.
A Norwegian consortium has signed a new kind of subscription deal with Elsevier that includes open-access publishing -- a first for the publisher. But the new rights come at a cost.
Scott McLemee reviews Nicholas Wolterstorff's Religion in the University.
Scott McLemee reviews Never Enough: The Neuroscience and Experience of Addiction by Judith Grisel.
Scott McLemee reviews some of the many books coming out this spring and summer with the term in the title or clearly hinted at as the focus.
Anthony Ocampo provides three tips for cultivating a community and curating a conversation.
Scott McLemee reviews Maria Francesca Piazzoni's The Real Fake: Authenticity and the Production of Space.



"The OER Moment" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.

This collection of news and opinion articles may be downloaded here, free.

On Tuesday, July 18, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the compilation. You may view a recording of the webcast here.

This compendium was made possible in part by the financial support of Cengage.

Back to Top