Tony Sanfilippo looks at the historical books of Dard Hunter and the future of printed works in an increasingly digital and consolidated world.
Highwire’s Byron Russell reports on this year’s OASPA Conference, and future paths to sustainable open access business models.
100 out of print books are now Open Access, the first of 200 in a project from JHU Press on the MUSE Open platform. What are the goals of this project and the lessons learned thusfar?
Karin Wulf and Rick Anderson discuss some implications of a recent research report on the future of the scholarly monograph.
An interview with Jason Lorgan, executive director of campus stores at @UCDavis, about the university’s innovative new textbook-affordability program.
The second of two posts on the roles of e-books in scholarly publishing, focused on how e-books fit into the mission and the business model of university presses and what that might mean for authors and readers.
Bringing the authority of the academy to a broad audience should be second only to original research itself, especially if the research community hopes to retain or even increase the public’s support for the esoteric work that goes on behind the laboratory walls.
Users need training in the complexities of online search. A new book by Daniel Russell from MIT Press offers solid instruction in how to think about the search process.
What roles are e-books now playing, and what roles will they play, in scholarly disciplines for which books are a primary, often the apex, scholarly form? The first of two posts about e-books and university presses.
As the amount of scholarship continues to grow, Common Threads asks what new insights and utility can be found in reorganization of content for new audiences.
Jasmin Lange from Brill suggests a path forward for open access in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Experimentation is key in supporting open access monographs. We’ve done the research and now it’s time to build a better user experience.
Consolidation and concentration are inherent properties of media in a networked environment.
The unfortunate news about cutbacks at Stanford University Press makes it clear that all presses must develop strategies to make them more central to the university’s set of priorities.
Guest author Rob Schlesinger encourages a rethink of the common requirement that graduate students publish their dissertations.