Elsevier Faces Tough Questions About Its Business Model During Library and Publishing Conference

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And Elsevier, the for-profit scholarly communications giant that many librarians and researchers love to hate, will never go away. The daylong program kicked off with a riveting one-on-one conversation between Kevin Guthrie, ITHAKA’s president, and Youngsuk “YS” Chi, the chairman of Elsevier. Asked about Elsevier’s expansion into data analytics, Chi emphasized that publishing remains central to the company’s business model. UNC and Elsevier did eventually strike a deal.

How a Partnership Over Annotation Software Fits Into Bigger Changes in Research Workflow

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Elsevier, one of the world’s largest publishers of scientific journals, hasn’t been shy about shifting away from just publishing to offering a set of tools for scholars to use throughout the research process. Hypothesis is free for anyone to use, and even before the partnership professors could have used the annotation service to mark up Elsevier articles (or any other page on the web). Officials for both Elsevier and Hypothes.is

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Announcing the Library 2.0 "Emerging Technology" Mini-Conference

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She is currently working on her upcoming book Libraries Supporting Online Learning: Digital Literacy, Open Access and Local Connectivity from ABC-CLIO. She is the author of the book Emerging Library Technologies: It's Not Just for Geeks (Elsevier, 2018).

Register for the Library 2.0 "Emerging Technology" Mini-Conference - Plus, Some Accepted Sessions Are Online!

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She is currently working on her upcoming book Libraries Supporting Online Learning: Digital Literacy, Open Access and Local Connectivity from ABC-CLIO. She is the author of the book Emerging Library Technologies: It's Not Just for Geeks (Elsevier, 2018).

Next Week - The Library 2.0 "Emerging Technology" Mini-Conference - All Keynotes and Sessions Posted!

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She is currently working on her upcoming book Libraries Supporting Online Learning: Digital Literacy, Open Access and Local Connectivity from ABC-CLIO. She is the author of the book Emerging Library Technologies: It's Not Just for Geeks (Elsevier, 2018).

?Major Publishers Dismiss Lawsuit Against Follett Corporation

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Matt Oppenheim The anti-counterfeiting guidelines were created by the Educational Publishers Enforcement Group, a cohort made up of Pearson Education, McGraw-Hill Education and Cengage Learning, as well as Elsevier. Ingram Book Group, MBS Textbook Exchange and Valore.

Futuring open education at the University of Mary Washington OER Summit

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Baby boomer faculty shared stories of the staggeringly cheap prices for their books, to the groans of younger folk. MAJOR BUSINESS SHIFT In major business news, publishers Elsevier and Pearson appear to be entering bankruptcy.

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"Homeschooling Hangout" with Pat Farenga

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Pat also wrote the entries about homeschooling for the International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Edition (Elsevier, 2010) and the online edition of Encyclopedia Britannica (2015). Homeschooling, or thinking about it?

Colleges Are Striking Bulk Deals With Textbook Publishers. Critics Say There Are Many Downsides.

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College leaders stress that professors retain as much academic freedom as ever to choose which books to assign. But department leaders are encouraging professors to take a close look at the Cengage books to get the deal.

Pat Farenga's "Starting to Homeschool" Webinar Series Starts on Friday

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Pat also wrote the entries about homeschooling for the International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Edition (Elsevier, 2010) and the online edition of Encyclopedia Britannica (2015).

Final Pat Farenga Webinar in "Starting to Homeschool" Series

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Pat also wrote the entries about homeschooling for the International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Edition (Elsevier, 2010) and the online edition of Encyclopedia Britannica (2015).

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Elsevier has acquired bepress. As The Scholarly Kitchen’s Roger Schonfeld writes, “Elsevier is now a major if not the foremost single player in the institutional repository landscape. If successful, and there are some risks, this acquisition will position Elsevier as an increasingly dominant player in preprints, continuing its march to adopt and coopt open access.” ” (An excerpt from Daniel Willingham’s new book.).

Live Wednesday, March 7th - Panel Discussion of Seth Godin’s Stop Stealing Dreams

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But I’m putting that project on pause while I write my book. RELX is the former weapons dealer known as Reed Elsevier. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. So you can start counting down the number of times you’ll have to wade through this depressing list of education- and tech-related stories.

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Via Nature : “One of the world’s largest science publishers, Elsevier , won a default legal judgement on 21 June against websites that provide illicit access to tens of millions of research papers and books. A New York district court awarded Elsevier US$15 million in damages for copyright infringement by Sci-Hub , the Library of Genesis (LibGen) project and related sites.” (National) Education Politics.

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Via the EFF : “Stupid Patent of the Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review.” Shawn Graham responds to this patent on peer review by patenting Elsevier. “ Marvel Announces Science, Tech, and Math-Devoted Comic Book Covers,” Popular Science reports. The privacy-violating hashtag #whatIwishmyteacherknew has been turned into a book, so that the teacher behind this can profit from her students’ struggles. Education Politics.

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Former Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is making the rounds to promote his new book. Anderson interviews Vanessa Siddle Walker about her new book, The Lost Education of Horace Tate: Uncovering the Hidden Heroes Who Fought for Justice in Schools. Elsevier has acquired Aries Systems. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Meanwhile on Campus… Via the Dallas News : “Self-published ‘ Pepe the Frog ’ kids’ book is conservative but not alt-right, Denton ISD admin says.” Jen Howard on “What Happened to Google’s Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books ?” ” The Chronicle of Higher Education on Elsevier “becoming a data company.” (National) Education Politics.

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” That’s Tricia Matthew , who also has a new book out, Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure. ” From the press release : “ Jisc Collections and Elsevier Sign Landmark UK Agreement, Securing Access to Research Publications and Initiating Open Science Collaboration.” Presidential Politics. President-Elect Donald J. Trump. The President-Elect on the First Amendment : Just had a very open and successful presidential election.

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It is now the first port of call for many, supplanting Britannica and other previously popular reference books. How long will it be before these media disrupt the hegemony the large publishing houses such as Elsevier, Springer and Wiley currently impose upon the academic world?

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” Edsurge on Hypothes.is ’s partnership with Elsevier. Via NPR : “ Dolly Parton ’s Nonprofit Reaches Milestone With 100 Million Books Sent To Children.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics. Via The New York Times : “ Trump Wants to Arm Teachers.

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They returned a syllabus that was all-white in composition – not just in that the primary authors of the books selected contained no people of color but the books themselves largely avoided America's colonial-settler, chattel-slavery, and racist-imperial history.” ” Via Venture Beat : “Xavier Niel explains 42 : the coding university without teachers, books, or tuition” (or students over age 30). Elsevier has acquired Hivebench.

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blog : “ Elsevier Collaborates with Hypothesis to Integrate Open Annotation.” Via Campus Technology : “ McGraw-Hill Education Launches Textbook and E-Book Rental Program.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics.

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“ Do Medical Schools Still Need Books? ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Publisher Elsevier has announced the launch of ScienceDirect Topics, an information platform that has been compared to Wikipedia.” (National) Education Politics. Ivanka Trump with an op-ed in The New York Post : “Why we need to start teaching tech in Kindergarten.” ” (Spoiler alert: because five-year-olds need coding skills so they can get jobs. Lazy, lazy, little children.).

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Elsevier on “The Augmented Researcher: What Does 2018 Hold for AI in Publishing ?” ” Alex Usher reviews George Mason University professor Brian Caplan ’s new book The Case Against Education. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics. The State of the Union is a right mess.

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“ Hail and Farewell to The Google Books Case ” by James Grimmelmann. Elsevier has acquired SSRN , an online open access repository. Education Politics. “ U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. Statement on the Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education.” ” Via The Atlantic: “ The Challenge of Educational Inequality.” ” Via NPR : “The U.S.