In this edition's Against the Grain, my Learning Belongs in the Library column is focused on open education resources (OER) textbook adoption and my thoughts on what is slowing the growth of faculty uptake. Click to read the complete article: … [Read more...] about Learning Belongs in the Library — OER And Achieving Wide Faculty Adoption: Three Hurdles
The team at Lived Places Publishing is committed to achieving the broadest possible reach and sales of every book we agree to publish. We are less than two months from the publication of our first title, with many, many more to follow. From deciding on your book title to navigating your royalty statement, understanding ebook distribution and discovery will … [Read more...] about Ebooks and Digital Distribution: What Authors Need to Know Now to Maximize Reach
In my most recent Learning Belongs in the Library Column, I discuss my view on the importance of publishers supporting librarians in their collection development practices and the faculty who choose to teach critical race theory. Click to read the complete article: … [Read more...] about Learning Belongs in the Library — On Critical Race Theory and Book Banning, Publishers Speak Up!
Lived Places Publishing is equally committed to expanding the availability of content that improves classroom learning and discussion in regard to social identity and location and expanding access and affordability in library access. In this post from the Lived Places Publishing blog I describe how we are pushing forward whole ebook interlibrary loan, … [Read more...] about The Lived Places Publishing Library Collection Model
I was interviewed on the IPG Podcast talking about how we're building a publishing business in collaboration with Newgen Publishing in the UK and how to make partnerships like this work. I got the chance to talk about some of the big issues in academic publishing at the moment, especially around library delivery and access. … [Read more...] about Big Issues in Academic Publishing: Interview with IPG
My writing in 2021 was focused on new product development, publishing, and licensing strategy with an occasional thought piece on the intersection of platforms, business models, and negotiating strategy. This piece is a departure from form in that I would like to share my four most significant observations from 2021 in regard to the higher education … [Read more...] about 2021 In Review: My Four Critical Observations