After deleting his predatory publishing list, librarian Jeffrey Beall reemerges into the spotlight with a self-published book about art forgeries.
Of all the gin joints in all the world, a smokey little dive bar in Frankfurt became the focal point of the STM publishing social scene. How on earth did that happen? More importantly, is there a wider significance to its story?
Following the announcement of a new HighWire office in Belfast, Northern Ireland, top management is working on a cultural transition plan for the Silicon Valley based company.
Exasperated over ineffectual attempts to shut down Sci-Hub, an illegal article sharing website, Elsevier has decided to purchase the service for an undisclosed sum.
First released in 1935 as a game to teach children the evils of unchecked market capitalism, MONOPOLY-The Publishers’ edition keeps the tradition going.
How you too can use the internet to gain fame and fortune. Or perhaps a realization of the randomness of recognition.
Elsevier cancels its vaunted dessert reception for 2013 ALA Midwinter. Public relations director cites “conspicuous lack of appreciation” from librarians.
A surprising new coalition of Tea Party and US-first activists begin an effort to limit US taxpayer-funded research to US taxpayers. Will it succeed?
A sibling of the “information wants to be free” movement advocates freeing the calendar in the progressive town of Santa Cruz, CA.
Will a new cartoon designed to lure children into digital publishing work? Yes, it can.
Can we learn a lesson from a prior clash of RWA and FRPAA years ago?
It’s time to pay up! The Kitchen ends free meals for freeloaders.
Scandal sends shockwaves through library community. Publishers, meanwhile, see business in counter-culture books aimed at naughty librarians.
CrossRef announces a new system in conjunction with New York’s Fashion Week.
Elsevier creates a new way to pay, and other commercial publishers are forced to reveal their plans. Will the little guys be left out again?