Robert Harington talks to Barbara Kline Pope, Director of Johns Hopkins University Press, in this series of perspectives from some of Publishing’s leaders across the non-profit and for- profit sectors of our industry.
Attribution has many virtues, but among them it can make visible the vast infrastructure of research for a public largely unaware or unconcerned with how much hard-won knowledge, including creative endeavor, that research has facilitated.
Escalating attacks on the humanities often cite the problem of employment for humanities majors; a new report shows otherwise.
A mixed bag post from us — can you separate out the significance of research results from their validity? What will the collapse of the Humanities mean for scholarly publishing writ large? And a new draft set of recommended practices for communicating retractions, removals, and expressions of concern.
In today’s post Alice Meadows, Jasmine Wallace, and Karin Wulf kick off a week of posts to celebrate Peer Review Week 2023 with their thoughts on peer review and the future of publishing.
A new research study finds that open access monographs can generate significant revenue — both on the print side and digitally.
What does the decline of the English major mean for society at large, and university presses in particular?
Key insights on how peer review functions for a new journal, handling data on individual lives of people enslaved in the historical slave trade, that serves both academic and public audiences.
Survey results on COVID pandemic impacts on researchers and educators across the disciplines, and implications for scholarly publishers.
The just-launched beta version of Humanities Commons is the latest in a growing number of scholar-led innovations in scholarly communication. How do such innovations develop, and how should more traditional publishers think about these opportunities? I spoke with MLA’s Kathleen Fitzpatrick recently to learn more.
A new OA monograph series takes a discipline-specific approach to funding, licensing and editorial work.
In Part Two, Richard Fisher looks at the past, the present and the future of monograph publishing in the humanities and social sciences.
Richard Fisher looks at the past, the present and the future of monograph publishing in the humanities and social sciences.
A recent research report from Simba Information analyzes the market for publications in the social sciences and humanities.
Publication in the humanities and social sciences isn’t the reporting of research. It’s the production of a compelling argument, based on a combination of research and interpretation.