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Yes, academic publishers are greedy (and dishonest)

I saw a blatant piece of propaganda in the Guardian the other day, written by the Chief Executive of the Publishers Association.The piece argues that the academic publishing industry benefits the academic community through “innovation and development” and by doing so “adds value” to the raw material supplied by researchers. 181 more words

Kindle dwindle is a fantasy story

IS the Kindle on the dwindle, while the paperback claws its way back?

Well, that’s the latest shock news from the book publishing industry, as reported this week in… 677 more words

[UCLPUB2015] Week 5

Welcome to my new blog series – UCLPUB2015! Every Sunday I’ll be posting a roundup of my week as a student on the UCL MA Publishing course, talking about my experiences and passing along any handy tips I pick up along the way. 497 more words


Cumbersome Book Reading on the Bus

For those of you that were semi-enjoying my forays into the history of publishing, I have started a new book.  it’s brilliant and called Print for Victory, Book Publishing In England 1939-1945 by Valerie Holman (British Library 2008). 268 more words

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