Tag Archives: publishing

Massifying Higher Learning

Unless you’ve been under a rock for the last few years, you know that there has been a massive change in education recently. Sure, some of the hyperbole has abated, but there are a lot of people who are still thinking about how a single person might teach more than a classroom. In some cases, […]
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The New University Press

The future of the book, and of the publishing industry, has far less to do with what you produce, and far more to do with enabling an ongoing conversation. This isn’t news to any of you, you live it. But it’s easy, in the midst of a project, to get seduced by the myth that […]
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Book triage

With most of the loose paper now in electronic form, I’ve been starting to make slow progress in scanning some of the books. In practice however, I’m not scanning my entire library, and I’m not scanning it right away. As I go through the books, I find they fall into several categories: Give away I […]
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November 17: Battle over Books

I’m headed to the New York Public Library this Thursday for the Battle Over Books panel: “The Battle Over Books: Authors & Publishers Take on the Google Print Library Project” will feature a provocative discussion about the competing interests and issues raised by Google’s Print Library Project, hosted by LIVE from the NYPL and Wired […]
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