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Publishers' Pending Merger Faces Growing Opposition

Concerned about limited purchasing options and potential price increases, students and consumer groups challenge the proposed merger of two major textbook publishers.

Colliding Values at Doane

University library exhibit included photos of students from the 1920s in blackface. Now the library director is suspended -- and some of her faculty colleagues say Doane made the wrong call.

OpenStax Seeks Applications for Institutional OER Partnerships

OpenStax -- Rice University 's nonprofit initiative for affordable, openly licensed textbooks -- has opened applications for its second round...

Digital Divides

Scott McLemee reviews two books about our networked society that raise rather dystopian concerns.

UC Drops Elsevier

After months of negotiating over open-access fees and paywalls, the University of California System follows through on threat to cancel its journal subscription deal with Elsevier.

Scenes From Innovations 2019

The conference on community college transformation features discussions of bringing about systemic change, the promise of open education and the right and wrong ways to get faculty buy-in.

New Twist in Federal Funding for OER

UPDATED: Education Department apparently disregards congressional instructions for spending 2019 money, dividing $5 million between Arizona State University and Chippewa Valley Technical College.