Most useful textbook and academic posts of the week: August 9, 2019

“Infuse your life with action. Don’t wait for it to happen. Make it happen.” ~ Bradley WhitfordThis week’s collection of posts from around the web is filled with actionable items you can incorporate into your textbook and academic writing process and life. We begin with some planning concepts and how to navigate an academic conference. Next we explore some details related to scholarly e-books and creating a culture of inquiry. Then we discuss options for saving reader time during the research stage of a project and ways to help and support precariat colleagues. Finally we include ideas for “thinking in public” by blogging research and for engaging in open source scholarly publishing.

Bradley Whitford encourages us to “Infuse your life with action. Don’t wait for it to happen. Make it happen.” This week, take action to move your writing forward. Happy writing! [Read more…]

Rossi receives TAA Publication Grant

Federico M. RossiFederico Rossi, at the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella – CONICET, received a TAA Publication Grant to defray expenses for copyediting related to the publication of his journal article entitled, “The Second Wave of Incorporation in Latin America: A Conceptualization of the Quest for Inclusion Applied to Argentina”, published by Wiley in Latin American Politics and Society (57:1).

“The support TAA gave me is crucial to allowing me to sustain my productivity in English,” said Rossi. “Before knowing TAA, I was quite worried about needing to reduce my publication plans because of lack of resources. Now I know that I can count on TAA!”
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