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Parting With Our Books | Inside Higher Ed

A few weeks ago, we moved into a new house—one much smaller than the home we lived in for 14 years before moving out of state. As part of our family’s move to…

Just Business | Inside Higher Ed

One of the reasons so many librarians felt angry about Elsevier’s acquisition of Bepress is that Elsevier has become an enemy of libraries and what they stand…

Inevitably Open | Inside Higher Ed

According to a new study uploaded in preprint form to PeerJ and profiled in Science , subscription-based publishing is a doomed business. Scientists have…

An Ode to Print | Inside Higher Ed

I was part of the first wave of web communications professionals hired in higher education in the late 90s. Web communications wasn’t exactly a thing yet, but…

Fair Use Too Often Goes Unused

W hen you are writing a book analyzing images from Kurosawa’s Rashomon, you should include images from the classic 1950 film. The logic behind that seems…

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