March 26, 2013
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Journal Publishing Environment

The world of publishing, specifically academic publishing, is changing at a rapid pace due to advances in web publishing tools, user expectations for increased and easy access and the  demands of authors to retain rights to their own works.  You … Continue reading

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February 25, 2013
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Open Access Manifesto

Read Aaron Swartz Was Right (2/25/13) from the Chronicle Review  – a provocative article on the motivation and philosophy behind Aaron Swartz’s  actions of releasing million of academic papers from JSTOR database. “Why do scholars still submit their articles to … Continue reading

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August 29, 2012
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Get the Facts on Higher Education

Almanac of Higher Education 2012 published in the Chronicle of Higher Education offers a fascinating look at the state of Higher Education in the US. It covers facts and figures on The Profession (including average salaries), Students, Access, Finance, Technology, … Continue reading

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February 28, 2011
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Track Tech Trends in Academia

Read the  2011 Horizon Report which examines emerging technologies for their potential impact on teaching, learning, and creative inquiry in higher education. The 6 technologies to watch in the coming near future are: Electronic Books Mobile Devices Augmented Reality -”refers to the layering … Continue reading

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