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Guest Post, Adam Hodgkin: Do Books Need More Aggregation or More Curation — Time to Uncircle the Wagons?

Editor’s Note: Adam Hodgkin first learned about publishing as a philosophy editor at Oxford University Press. He has since founded or co-founded three startups on the boundary between publishing and software. 1,649 more words

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Order from the new academic catalog now at http://bookstore.gpo.gov.

One of the most interesting and thought provoking information and news resources is untapped or underutilized by the teaching community. 425 more words


Bridging academic books, eLearning, self assessment and Social Q&A with measurable outcomes

It’s a product called UnivGURU, an android app that works well with a 10 inch Android Tablet (10 Inch preferred for better rendering). The app contains the academic syllabus, academic & reference materials as eBooks & eLearning videos that could be accessed online.

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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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