Category Archives for publishing

Tools and Values

I’ve been writing a bit about peer review and its potential futures of late, an essay that’s been solicited for a forthcoming edited volume. Needless to say, this is a subject I’ve spent a lot of time considering, between the … Continue reading

24 December 2013 by KF
Categories: publishing, reflecting

Future Publishing

Back in the late spring of last year, I participated in a panel discussion on the future of publishing in visual culture studies, as part of the Now! Visual Culture symposium held at NYU. The panel organizers, Marquard Smith and … Continue reading

27 February 2013 by KF
Categories: publishing

Open Review: A Study of Contexts and Practices

crossposted from MediaCommons: In April 2011, MediaCommons and NYU Press jointly received a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a year-long study of open review practices and possibilities. The document that follows is a draft of the … Continue reading

18 June 2012 by KF
Categories: mediacommons, publishing

Open Access at 10

I’m really happy (if mildly tired) to be writing from Budapest, where (like Cameron) I’m honored to participate in a meeting on the tenth anniversary of the Budapest Open Access Initiative. It was this gathering, ten years ago, that gave … Continue reading

14 February 2012 by KF
Categories: academia, publishing

iBooks, Authoring, Education, and So Forth

A quick note: I had the opportunity to attend the Apple Education event today on behalf of ProfHacker, where I posted my reflections a bit later in the day. And a bit after that, I appeared on Tech News Today, … Continue reading

19 January 2012 by KF
Categories: blogging, publishing, software

Giving It Away: Sharing and the Future of Scholarly Communication

The last talk I gave at MLA 2012 was a keynote for the Council of Editors of Learned Journals, the text of which is below. I’d love any feedback you might have to offer. — Giving It Away: Sharing and … Continue reading

12 January 2012 by KF
Categories: mla, publishing

Adventures in Publishing Contracts

Some months back I received a contract from a Certain University Press for an article that I’ve got forthcoming in what’s going to be a super cool edited volume. I was a little taken aback, on reading the contract, to … Continue reading

12 December 2011 by KF
Categories: publishing

Open Peer Review: New Rule

New rule! From this moment forward, in anything claiming to be a “discussion” of open peer review, no one is allowed to refer to the Nature experiment as evidence that open review can’t work, at least not unless you simultaneously … Continue reading

10 November 2011 by KF
Categories: grousing, publishing

Today’s (Apparently) the Day

According to Amazon, at least: today is the day that Planned Obsolescence has been released! The link above is to the paperback version; here’s a link to the Kindle edition. And it’s the existence of the Kindle edition that makes … Continue reading

01 November 2011 by KF
Categories: planned obsolescence, publishing

Inside Higher Ed

And just to round out what has been a completely insane week, an article reviewing Planned Obsolescence, including an interview with me, is up this morning at Inside Higher Ed. Thanks to Steve Kolowich for a fun dialogue! (Now back … Continue reading

30 September 2011 by KF
Categories: planned obsolescence, publishing

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