Our journals are digital native ISWs (interactive scholarly works), supported by The Atavist.
They’re mobile, free, easily read from computer or device, with multi-media built in.


Published twice a year, Nursing in the 21st Century (N21) looks at critical, timely themes impacting how nurses practice and are educated post-ACA.

Featured Books


See Me for Who I Am
Twenty personal and thought-provoking essays from young veterans trying to help bridge the gap that separates them from those they fought to protect.

The Call of Nursing

The Call of Nursing
Offers a rare glimpse into the professional lives of twenty-three nurses practicing around the U.S. and the world.


Protecting Our Future
Volume 1 examines cyber threats and workforce needs in a variety of Critical Infrastructure Sectors and Subsectors.

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America’s Broken Promise
Offers new ways for community colleges, which often struggle with competing missions, to bridge the achievement gap.


Sanctuary of Illness
A powerful and personal inside tour of what happens when our arteries fail.

Protecting Our Future, Vol. 2

Protecting Our Future: Educating a Cybersecurity Workforce, Volume 2 completes the comprehensive examination of the cybersecurity threats to our nation.

Courageous Learning

Courageous Learning
Offers a closer look at the adult higher education landscape, the specific needs of adult learners, and the institutions taking those needs seriously.


An honest portrayal of what it really takes to live with and manage type 1 diabetes, an incurable, life-threatening disease.


Cybersecurity in Our Digital Lives explains vulnerabilities and responsibilities within social media, mobile, supply chain, C-Suite, Internet of Things, and more.


Learning at the Speed of Light
Stories from 18 educators, visionaries, and tech wizzes from across the U.S. whose early ideas about access to higher education became known as online learning.


The Language of Men
A beautifully written memoir about a Vietnam vet father and the complicated legacy he leaves to his son.


Retire the Colors Nineteen writers-veterans and civilians-share rarely discussed
perspectives on the aftereffects of Iraq and Afghanistan.

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