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The most useful textbook & academic posts of the week: February 9, 2018

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This week's article roundup includes a mix of foundational advice and reinvention of ideas. In the academic world, there are posts discussing ways to establish a track record of grant writing, visualization techniques, and ways to survive a PhD mixed with new scholarly search tools, publisher roles, and disruptions in scholarly communications. From the textbook perspective, the benefits of print over digital, the intellectual properties of learning, and opinions on professors teaching from their own textbooks are mixed with open-access publishing, OER disruption, and new platforms for self-publishing textbooks. As Debasish Mridha tells us, "Writing is a process of creating yourself again and again for an ever-searching mind." As you write this week, keep searching as well.

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