Libraries and Publishing

Libraries and Publishing
Jun 17, 2020
A new deal between the University of California system and publisher Springer Nature will transform the way the institution pays to publish and access research.
Nov 04, 2019
As major textbook publishers grapple with new strategic directions, alternative providers focused on lower-cost materials seize the opportunity to grow their market share.

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"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.

Archive

August 3, 2012

Higher education should be done with print textbooks within three years, writes Brian Kibby.

July 20, 2012

Academic library associations try to use Authors Guild's position in the Google Books lawsuit to undercut its stand against HathiTrust.

July 5, 2012

Apple iPads are gradually catching up to their hype on four-year campuses; e-textbooks make inroads as well.

June 21, 2012

University press directors bemoan ruling in Georgia State copyright case, discuss how to make up with librarians and curb unlicensed copying outside the courts.

June 20, 2012

How could the rise of patron-driven acquisition at academic libraries affect the university presses that rely on librarians to buy unpopular monographs?

June 5, 2012

New Huffington Post feature allows students to post a summary of their work without forfeiting the copyright. Students say it's a way to draw attention to oft-overlooked research.

June 1, 2012

Undergraduates might not be great at research, but study suggests that the information literacy of first-generation students does improve over time.

May 15, 2012

Despite its volume, 350-page court ruling in landmark case on fair use left many questions unanswered.

February 21, 2012

Decades of Education Department data show universities allocating less money to libraries as overall spending has ballooned.

February 13, 2012

Digital humanities advocates look to hammer out a publishing platform to help institutions apply traditional peer review mechanisms to nontraditional research.

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