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Anthem Author, Mariana Mazzucato, at TEDGlobal2013

TED conferences are some of the best places for forward thinkers to come together and share ideas. Covering everything from art to science to business, innovative thinkers and industry leaders come to spread their knowledge with the world. One of…

Anthem Library of the Month | TRINITY COLLEGE LIBRARY

Trinity College Library is the largest library in Ireland, its collections of manuscripts and printed books having been built up since the end of the sixteenth century. The Library is a fascinating mix from an architectural point of view: the…

Anthem Library of the Month | NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

© 2012 Melville House The New York Public Library is an oasis in mid-town, a temple dedicated to intellectual pursuits, with wonderful marble staircases, tromp l’oeil ceilings, and those lions that roar every time a virgin walks past.  I’m sitting in…

ACRL 2013 | Imagine, Innovate, Inspire

This past week, Anthem attended the ACRL 2013 conference in Indianapolis. As an academic press, developing and maintaining our relationships with academic institutions is key. Thus, having this opportunity to meet our valued librarians face-to-face was both an enjoyable and…

Anthem Library of the Month | MOORLAND-SPINGARN LIBRARY

© 2012 Ph.D. Octopus I  was recipient of a research grant from the Lilly Foundation that allowed me to work with an African-American scholar at Howard University.  A primary goal of the grant was for me to learn about African-American…

Anthem Series Spotlight | Key Issues in Modern Sociology

Sociology, as the systematic study of social institutions, inevitably looks at how major institutional areas (the political, the legal and the economic) intersect and mutually shape each other. At the same time, to quote the famous words of American sociologist…

From the Editor’s Desk | How We Choose What to Publish

The first in a series of short posts designed to give a glimpse into the inner workings of academic publishing at Anthem. Anthem Press is made up of distinct but overlapping divisions (have a look at the structure of our…

Anthem Library of the Month | BIBLIOTHEQUE DES AMIS D’INSTRUCTION

© 2012 ParisRevu The Bibliothèque des Amis d’Instruction (Library of the Friends of Education) was a workers’ self-help library founded in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris in 1861 by a group of artisans led by the lithographer Giraud. It claims…

Business & Literature: An Unexpected Duo

Just recently, there was a very interesting article by Maurice Biriotti (founder and chief executive of SHM) in the Guardian about how literature and the humanities can instruct and aid our methods of conducting business. The hardest lesson to learn…