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Author Identity Metadata: Why a Small Publisher Can Address a Major Challenge

David Parker leads a discussion about the potential for developing more robust catalog records and searchable fields in publishers' online catalogs – with author-generated and author-approved identity metadata.

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Michael Boezi
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A Different Approach to Funding Open Access eBooks

David Parker (LPP) and Bill Maltarich (NYU) talk about new models that are sustainable, equitable, and most importanly – do not rely on book processing charges (BPC). 

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Michael Boezi
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Funding Open Access Book Publishing: A Different Approach

New models are emerging for funding open access, which may serve to alleviate one of the publishing industry’s most problematic practices: Levying book processing charges on authors.

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David Parker
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Learning Belongs in the Library — On Critical Race Theory and Book Banning, Publishers Speak Up!

What is Critical Race Theory – and does it belong in libraries? LPP co-founder David Parker weighs in from the publisher’s perspective. 

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David
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Meet the Advisory Board #2: Q&A on Libraries and Academic Publishing with Dominic Broadhurst

This Q&A with LPP Advisory Board member Dominic Broadhurst explores the relationship between libraries and publishers, and how that impacts the decisions that Lived Places Publishing makes.

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David
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The Lived Places Publishing Library Collection Model

Publisher and co-founder David Parker explores how Lived Places Publishing aims to work with and support libraries in the most fair and effective way possible.

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David
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Meet the Advisory Board #1: Q&A on DEIB in Publishing with Sanjyot P. Dunung

This Q&A with LPP Advisory Board member Sanjyot P. Dunung explores some of the questions of diversity, equity, belonging and inclusion that Lived Places Publishing are actively considering.

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David
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Podcast Listen: Lived Places Publishing on the Newgen Pubcast

Lived Places founders David Parker and Chris McAuley were guests on this month’s episode of the Newgen Pubcast, the monthly podcast by our publishing partner Newgen Publishing UK.

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Rebecca
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Interdisciplinary Study, Teaching, and Publishing: Taking a Broad Approach

The LPP Collections are very broad categories, with a lot of overlap between them, and topics that fall between and across different disciplines. Founder and Publisher David Parker explains why.

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David
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All Stories Created Equal: Inequity and Inequality in Autobiography and Storytelling

All people are not valued equally, so there is societal inequity and inequality in how their stories are valued as well. Collection Editor Chris McAuley explores the mission of Lived Places Black Studies Collection to help rectify this imbalance.

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Chris McAuley
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Recent Posts

Electoral Consequences for Black America: A Struggle on Two Simultaneous Fronts

by Michael Boezi

Black Americans are uniquely placed within the phenomenon of American elections. In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Stephen Graves, author of At War With Politics: A Journey from Traditional Political Science to Black Politics, they examine the upcoming U.S. presidential election through the lens of Black politics. 

Beneath the Veneer: The Stealthy Pervasiveness of Anti-Black Racism in a Purportedly Colorblind Society

by Michael Boezi

In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Paul Reck, author of How Interpersonal Interactions with Young Black People Forever Altered a White Man’s Understanding of Race, they explore anti-Black racism, the assumptions that uphold it, and why it is often difficult for people to identify and challenge these racist practices.

Author Identity Metadata: Why a Small Publisher Can Address a Major Challenge

by Michael Boezi

David Parker leads a discussion about the potential for developing more robust catalog records and searchable fields in publishers' online catalogs – with author-generated and author-approved identity metadata.

The Cultural Legacy of Slavery: A Reflection on African American Identity and Family Heritage

by Michael Boezi

In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Deirdre Foreman, author of My Cultural Legacy: Slave Culture and the American South, they explore the cultural legacy of enslaved Africans in the American South through an ethnoautobiographical reflection of Deirdre's own African American identity and family heritage. 

A Different Approach to Funding Open Access eBooks

by Michael Boezi

David Parker (LPP) and Bill Maltarich (NYU) talk about new models that are sustainable, equitable, and most importanly – do not rely on book processing charges (BPC). 

The Risks and Rewards of African Entrepreneurship: Overcoming Africa’s Challenging Landscape

by Michael Boezi

This free seminar features LPP author Ike Onyema Obi, a Nigerian entrepreneur whose path to business success reflects the challenges many emergent entrepreneurs face. He has mastered being resilient and agile in an African context – taking risks and seizing opportunities, filling knowledge voids by learning persistently, and shaping his networks to help grow his businesses.  

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