Scholarly Communication

  • What Use Is a Book?


    Carla Gardina Pestana | Apr 19, 2023

    In a digital age, what is the relationship between information and the medium that conveys it?
  • Held


    Lauren MacIvor Thompson | Mar 16, 2023

    Public discussions often fail to acknowledge the nuance of abortion’s history, a fact made painfully clear in last year's US Supreme Court decision.
  • Professional Crafts


    Clay Risen | Mar 15, 2023

    Too many journalists misunderstand the uses of history, and historians bear some responsibility.
  • Journalists and Historians

    From the President

    Edward Muir | Mar 14, 2023

    Historians cannot ignore the impact of journalism on their craft.

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  • Townhouse Notes

    L. Renato Grigoli | Mar 13, 2023

    Journalists don’t often get the best press from historians, and not without reason. The study and pr...
  • New Beginnings

    Laura Ansley | Jan 18, 2023

    From relocating the editorial offices to big updates within its pages, the American Historical Review is looking to the future.
  • The Academic Press Editor and You

    Brian Quinn | Apr 7, 2022

    Two sessions at AHA22 gathered book editors to offer advice on academic publishing.
  • Search Terms Up for Debate

    Tina Gross | Feb 15, 2022

    Librarians have worked to remove offensive, stigmatizing, and racist language from the Library of Congress Subject Headings for nearly a century.
  • Diffusion as Dilution?

    James H. Sweet | Jan 24, 2022

    How do recent digital evolutions in academic production relate to the tried-and-true scholarly monograph?

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