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The Stress of Academic Publishing

T he adage is "publish or perish" but everyone knows the odds aren’t even. For most academics who submit a manuscript to a desirable publisher or journal, the…

All Things in Moderation | Inside Higher Ed

Inside Higher Ed has asked its readers what comment policy would be best. Last I checked there were over 100 responses. There’s also a survey for those who want…

Scholars Talk Writing: Christie Henry

Courtesy of Princeton U. Christie Henry T hat Christie Henry has left the University of Chicago Press after 24 years to take over as director of Princeton…

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…

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