January 24, 2022

New, Special Issue of Learned Publishing Devoted to University Press Publishing

A new issue (Volume 31, Issue S1; all articles are open access) of Learned Publishing is titled, The University Redux II.

Here’s a list of all articles and opinion pieces in this issue.

Links to both HTML and PDF versions of all articles can be found here.


‘Feisty and febrile academic publishing’: The University Press Redux II
by Anthony Cond and Lara Speicher

The academic eBook ecosystem reinvigorated: A perspective from the USA
by Charles Watkinson

African university presses and the institutional logic of the knowledge commons
by Thierry M. Luescher and François van Schalkwyk

‘Publication favela’ or bibliodiversity? Open access publishing viewed from a European perspective
by Pierre Mounier

Embracing change: The MIT Press and the future of university‐based publishing
by Amy Brand

Let’s stay together: A survey of relationships between American university presses and their host institutions
by Lisa Bayer

Edinburgh University Press: From a department to a subsidiary business
by Timothy E. Wright

Opinion Piece: What does an author want from a university publisher?
by Jane Winters

Opinion Piece: Decoupling the academic book
by Steven A. Hill

Links to both HTML and PDF versions of all articles can be found here.

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.