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The dark lesson of a $24 million Amazon book

This is what happens when algorithms call the shots. I can still recall my surprise when a book by evolutionary biologist Peter Lawrence entitled The Making of a Fly came to be priced on Amazon at $23,698,655.93 (plus $3.99 shipping). While my colleagues around the world must have become rather... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s ‘Academic Book of the Future’ Project: Two Key Reports

Two new reports from the UK's Academic Book of the Future call for stakeholders in academic publishing tto formalize their collaboration in order to make advancements and improvements. The post The UK’s ‘Academic Book of the Future’ Project: Two Key Reports appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crossick, Jubb and Pinter debate monograph 'oversupply'

Expert speakers disagreed on whether a "crisis of oversupply" exists in the academic monograph market, at a debate held to mark the launch of the Academic Book of the Future policy report. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Maynard Keynes tops academic book vote

John Maynard Keynes’ The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money (Palgrave Macmillan), a book about economic policy, is the academic book that has most influenced modern Britain, according to a public vote. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'BOOC' from UCL Press

The recently relaunched UCL Press is to publish many of the outputs from the Academic Book of the Future project in "BOOC" form - BOOC being a newly minted acronym for Book as Open Online Content.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Book Week: trade and academy join for seven days of debate and discussion

Debate about the future of the academic book will rage across the UK this week, with widespread support among publishers, academics, booksellers and librarians for the first Academic Book Week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Book Week set for 2015

A week-long showcase of academic book excellence, Academic Book Week, is to run in the UK in November.  The event, scheduled for 9th-16th November, is being co-ordinated as part of the Academic Book of the Future Project and has the backing of the Booksellers Association and the Publishers... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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