Heft vs. Googlehole: Scholarship and the Print Pit

Heft vs. Googlehole: Scholarship and the Print Pit (Jerz’s Literacy Weblog) I love the heft and feel of a book. So do academic tenure and promotion committees, I am told. In “The Book as the Gold Standard for Tenure and Promotion in the Humanistic Disciplines,” Estabrook notes that only in history departments do a majority of faculty members support preserving the lofty position of the scholarly monograph. Further, a majority of…