The World-Class Photography of Ebony and Jet Is Priceless History. It’s Still Up for Sale.
Allison Miller | Jul 9, 2019Historians are concerned about what might happen to the legendary photo archive of the Johnson Publishing Company when it goes up for auction.
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 inbo...
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...