September 16, 2021

Book Review: Scott McLemee on Scholarly Publishing Circa 1600

Inside Higher Ed Intellectual Affairs columnist, Scott McLemee, reviews Ian Maclean’s, Scholarship, Commerce, Religion: The Learned Book in the Age of Confessions, 1560-1630 (Harvard University Press). From the Review: By the 1590s, a satirist was complaining about the flood of shoddy material: Publishers were more interested in best-sellers than in serious scholarship. Volumes went to […]

Baker & Taylor and B&N Team Up to Make Library Books Available on the Nook

From a Baker and Taylor News Release (via Paul Biba at TeleRead.com) Baker & Taylor and Barnes & Noble, Inc. announced at the American Library Association Annual Conference that the companies will partner to build awareness among NOOK customers that digital books are available for loan from local libraries, and to provide all library patrons […]