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Why developing countries are particularly vulnerable to predatory journals
Why developing countries are particularly vulnerable to predatory journals
Every day academics wade through emails riddled with spelling errors promising almost immediate publication of their research. These publications...
Writing’s on the wall for parochial SA publishers
Writing’s on the wall for parochial SA publishers
As a writer published in South Africa, I work in an insane industry.
R180m owed for school supplies
R180m owed for school supplies
A cash-strapped ­Eastern Cape education department asked publishers to ­“deviate” from government procurement procedures to supply books and...
Publishing as usual -- for now
Publishing as usual -- for now
Pearson and Bertelsmann went public on Monday with their agreement to combine Penguin (Pearson) and Random House (Bertelsmann) to form the...
Rebuilding the high walls of solid scholarship
Rebuilding the high walls of solid scholarship
Since the mid-20th century, knowledge generally regarded as reliable, or scholarly, has been concentrated largely in journals, something that has its...
Judging a book by its title
Judging a book by its title
F Scott Fitzgerald and company produce great literature, but titles are often best left to publishers. Pride of place in the study of "titlography"...
Local books boom
Local books boom
South African publishers will be out in force at the Cape Town Book Fair. But what are the challenges behind the covers of their final products?...

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