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Academic Publishing: Then and Now

Academia grew from a "who you know" institutional structure to a merit based design, emphasizing the recognition of published works as a means of evaluating the scholar.

Start-up story: Glasstree Academic Publishing

Glasstree is a cloud based publishing platform designed to relieve the pressure academics and educators face from traditional publishers.

Getting to Know Glasstree: Ambassadors

As Glasstree grows, we've begun to engage with a wider array of academics, researchers, students, faculty, and publishers. We've reached out to a few of these users to learn more about them, and how they use publishing to compliment their academic endeavors.

The Immorality of Traditional Academic Publishing

Academics are motivated by one absolute imperative – to discover the truth. This motivation is undercut by exploitative publishers.

Glasstree at the American Library Associations Annual Exhibition

Glasstree's presence at the annual ALA Conference brought more awareness about self-publishing, academic inequality, and the ways authors can retain control over their work.

Universities UK: The Policy Challenges for UK Research

Glasstree Academic Publishing are pleased to participate in the Universities UK: The Policy Challenges for UK Research event on July 11.

EU funded Innovation Training Network – Live Tweets from @Glasstreedotcom

The Innovation Training Network strives to help professions old and new excel in their field through training, information, and knowledge sharing. Part of this effort includes providing a forum for academics and professionals to share what they know, driving growth... Continue Reading →

Academic Event: Daniel Berze Speaking at University of Birmingham

Daniel, along with a variety of academic publishing experts and scholars will consider the current state of academic publishing

Academic Authors: The Perils of Losing Control of your Content

What many academic authors fail to register is that upon transferring their content to a traditional publisher, they are also transferring the entire ownership and control of their work to a third party with very different motivations and a very different agenda to their own. There are serious implications in doing so, as many authors have discovered to their peril.

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