Dates and locations of upcoming mystery conferences, plus publishers to follow on Twitter.
On Tuesday, Simon & Schuster tentatively dipped its toes into the lucrative self-publishing market with a service called Archway, launched in partnership with Author Solutions, Inc. (a company owned by Penguin parent company Pearson, but separately operated). The announcement has raised several eyebrows both for the service’s cost—which is thousands of dollars more than similar [...]
Just wanted to update you that I’m now doing a new column for Library Journal titled, Not Dead Yet, located at: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/category/opinion/not-dead-yet/. I’ve been doing the e-Views blog for a long time, and wanted to move into something different, so I pitched this column to my editors at LJ and they liked it, et voila! [...]
For their Charleston Calendar Contest, SAGE Publications is “inviting all academic librarians in the U.S. and Canada to submit a photo that represents why your library has value. These can be photos of your library, of yourself, of the most important aspect of your work as a librarian, or of something else that best captures [...]
The Michigan Library Association just announced their inaugural Heart of a Champion awards, and Gale, part of Cengage Learning, is one of these 2012 recipients. The award was presented to Gale “to honor the vast advocacy efforts the company undertakes on behalf of all libraries, in Michigan and around the country. If you haven’t seen [...]
On Tuesday, September 11th, at 6:00 pm, the Harvard Office of Scholarly Communication and the Harvard Law School Library are sponsoring the launch of Peter Suber’s new book, Open Access, which “tells us what open access is and isn’t, how it benefits authors and readers of research, how we pay for it, how it avoids [...]
Oxford University Press (OUP) just announced they’ll be partnering with the University of Chicago Press to launch Chicago Scholarship Online, the latest addition to Oxford’s University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO, reviewed in LJ 11/1/2011). By my figuring, that will bring the UPSO partner press count up to eleven (check here for the list), and adds [...]