The first book delivered to the world by a new publisher must set the tone for all that is to follow. The first book must embody the vision and values of the publisher and, most importantly, it must be a damn fine book! From my seat as co-founder and publisher of Lived Places Publishing, I could not be more pleased and proud to introduce our first … [Read more...] about Celebrating Milestones: Lived Places Publishing Releases First Title
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
The library, teaching and learning center, and campus technology all come together to support faculty in deploying OER. Andrea Eastman-Mullins of West End Learning and Joel Nkounkou of ecoText joined me in the writing of my January 2022 column, where we take a look at several examples of campus-wide support for OER from a mix of college types. Click to read … [Read more...] about Learning Belongs in the Library — Exploring the Role of the Library in Curriculum Design and Course Technology Support Centered on Affordability, Engagement, and OER