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It's Never Too Late to Be a Reader Again

It was a book that drove me away from books. This wasn’t a trauma of distaste, or indulgence: not a literary bad mussel, not waking up on the floor of someone's…

Lessons on the Craft of Scholarly Reading

S cholarly reading is a craft — one that academics are expected to figure out on our own. After all, it’s just reading. We all know how to do that, right? Yes…

Most popular open-access monographs

Last week University College London Press, Britain’s first fully open-access university press, celebrated a milestone -- one million downloads of its free…

The Future of the University Press

Special Report AddThis Sharing Buttons June 01, 2017 The Future of the University Press W e asked publishers, press directors, editors, scholars, and other…

Scholarly Publishing’s Last Stand

Dave Plunkert for The Chronicle Review T his month, Kentucky’s General Assembly overrode Gov. Matt Bevin’s veto of the budget, restoring many of the cuts in…

Copyediting Is Humbling | Inside Higher Ed

There is no more humbling experience in my life as a writer than reviewing the copyeditor’s work on a book manuscript. I almost said “humiliating” instead of…

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