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Musical Scholarship and the Future of Academic Publishing

This guest post was written by Richard Lewis (Goldsmiths) of the AHRC Transforming Musicology project. It outlines a workshop on ‘Musical Scholarship and the Future of Academic Publishing… 2,414 more words

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Spotlight: Elizabeth Eisenstein

If you’ve followed my blog since the beginning, you may remember that I used to do regular “spotlights” on book historians I admired. And you may remember that all of the book historians I featured were old white men. 559 more words


The academic book in Chile: present and future contexts

Today’s guest blog post considers the academic book from a Chilean perspective. The author Manuel Loyola is academic and scientific editor at the Universidad de Santiago de Chile and director of Ariadna Editions (open access) … 495 more words

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Thompson: Merchants of Culture

A frank, insightful and accessible in-depth investigation into the realities of how publishers work and why the industry is as it is.

“The staff of every publishing house are constantly looking over their shoulders to see what their competitors are doing.

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Used Academic Goods Online: A New Way to Define This Segment

The transactions done during student life are usually been dominated by goods which are pre-owned in some way. The primary reason behind this flourishing market is associated with the availability of used items at the mass level and at the competitive market. 204 more words


Notes on the Future of the Academic Book in Africa

This guest blog post is by Dr Ola Uduku (University of Edinburgh) and is associated with The Academic Book in the South, a two-day conference held at the British Library on 7-8 March 2016.  1,585 more words

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