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
Affordable Course Readings, Library-Friendly Access, and Giving Voice to Social Identity in Context and Place By David Parker, Publisher and Co-Founder Lived Places Publishing launched in April 2021, guided by the belief that our team of editors and authors can innovate both in terms of content and with regards to access and affordability. Our enterprise … [Read more...] about Lived Places Publishing: Our Founding Mission
Publishers, that is enterprises devoted to bringing to life the intellectual work of content creators for commercial ends, thrive in the world of digital distribution when they most skillfully manipulate three key levers that are entirely within the publisher’s control: 1. The timing of release and point of first access, 2. The digital list price and … [Read more...] about Three Levers Publishers Control That Partners Should Understand For Effective Negotiating