Scholarly Communication

  • Jargon in History Writing Shuts Out the Public

    From the President

    John R. McNeill | May 20, 2019

    Our society needs real history more than ever. We need to invite the curious, in true democratic fashion.
  • Plan S and the Humanities


    Seth Denbo | Mar 11, 2019

    Plan S is pushing academic journal publishing to an open access model. But is that good for all scholarship?
  • Imagining the Digital Monograph


    Seth Denbo | Nov 1, 2018

    University presses see possibilities for sustainable academic publishing.
  • When a Journal Is a Scam


    Debjani Bhattacharyya with Seth Denbo | Sep 17, 2018

    I receive a certain kind of email mostly in the wee hours of the morning. Often, when I open my inbox, the first few are invitations from journals foc...

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  • Locked Out

    Becky Nicolaides | Aug 6, 2018

    How can historians turn out first-rate scholarship without access to commercial databases or university libraries?
  • The Story of the Multigraph Collective

    Allison Miller | May 1, 2018

    The Multigraph Collective, a group of 22 scholars, is behind Interacting with Print, a new book about print culture and...
  • Access to Digital Resources

    James Grossman | Apr 2, 2018

    Historians don’t need laboratories. For years, this truism was one way we distinguished ourselves fr...
  • Townhouse Notes: Writing, Copyediting, and Your First Book

    Allison Miller | Dec 1, 2017

    A friend sent a slightly panicked text after she’d gotten her copyedited manuscript back from the un...
  • On Alternative Facts

    Robert Blackey | Oct 1, 2017

    To the editor:As someone who has been active and has published in the field of history teaching and ...

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