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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Podcast Listen: Lived Places Publishing on the IPG Podcast

Publisher and co-Founder David Parker guests on the IPG Podcast from the Independent Publisher’s Guild. David tells the IPG how he’s building LPP in collaboration with Newgen Publishing UK, and how to make partnerships like this work. He also talks about some of the big issues in academic publishing at the moment,

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Rebecca
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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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Disability, Identity, and Language Choices: Person-first, identity-first, and beyond

The language we use to refer to ourselves is important, and can be difficult to get right. Dr Damian Mellifont and Dr Jennifer Smith-Merry discuss the debate of person-first or identity first language, and explore language choices for the LPP Disability Studies

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Damian Mellifont
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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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Writing Inclusively: Tips for Authors

It’s important not to exclude anyone from your audience in the way that you write. Commissioning editor Rebecca Bush offers advice and tips for authors and writers on how to be inclusive in their writing.

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Rebecca
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Education is Everywhere: Call for Proposals for LPP’s Education Studies Collection

Dr Janise Hurtig, editor for the Education Studies collection, is seeking authors to contribute proposals. Here she explores some possible topic areas and provides ideas and inspiration for possible submissions.

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Janise Hurtig
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The Voice of Disability: Storytelling for Disability Inclusive Places

What is ableism, and what does “nothing about us without us” mean? Collection editors Dr Damian Mellifont and Dr Jennifer Smith-Merry are seeking authors to raise their own voices of disability.

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Damian Mellifont
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Recent Posts

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.  

David Parker Presenting at Latina/o Studies Association Conference in Tempe (Apr 20)

by Michael Boezi

David Parker, Co-Founder of Lived Places Publishing will be participating in a panel on Publishing in Latinx Studies at this year’s Latina/o Studies Association Conference in Tempe, AZ on April 20. 

 

 

Family Advocacy: Zero-Sum Parenting and Educational Equity

by Michael Boezi

Family advocacy varies widely in relation to a family’s social identity and, as educators, we need to walk into the world of family advocacy directly and deliberately. Certain types of "unproductive" advocacy can pull resources and attention away from other forms of meaningful family advocacy.

David Parker & Kadian Pow Presenting at the UKSG Conference in Glasgow (Apr 10)

by Michael Boezi

David Parker, Co-Founder of Lived Places Publishing and Kadian Pow, Birmingham City University, will be presenting on Author Identity Metadata at this year’s UKSG Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, April 8-10. 

From “My Child” to “Our Children” – Fostering Positive Family Advocacy as a Path to Educational Equity

by Eloise Cresswell

A conversation between Liz Dempsey Lee, author of Parents as Advocates: Supporting K-12 Students and their Families Across Identities and Janise Hurtig, Lived Places Publishing Collection Editor. Liz and Janise will discuss how recognizing and addressing family advocacy is critical to creating educational equity. They will also explore how conflict is a normal and expected byproduct of the family-school relationship and how demystifying and educating families around effective advocacy can build relationships and move educational communities from a focus on “my child” to a focus on “our children.”

XanEdu and Lived Places Publishing Partner to Offer 4 New Customizable Collections

by Michael Boezi

XanEdu is offering 4 new customizable collections of Lived Places Publishing books: Black Women's Experiences, Black Family Experiences, Disability Studies, and Education Studies. 

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