Jargon in History Writing Shuts Out the Public
From the President
John R. McNeill | May 20, 2019Our 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, 2019Plan 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, 2018University presses see possibilities for sustainable academic publishing.
When a Journal Is a Scam
Debjani Bhattacharyya with Seth Denbo | Sep 17, 2018I 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...
Becky Nicolaides | Aug 6, 2018How 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, 2018The 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, 2018Historians 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, 2017A friend sent a slightly panicked text after she’d gotten her copyedited manuscript back from the un...
On Alternative Facts
Robert Blackey | Oct 1, 2017To the editor:As someone who has been active and has published in the field of history teaching and ...