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- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: University presses?
- From: Richard Feinman <RFeinman@downstate.edu>
- Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2006 07:59:32 EDT
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When I recently tried to seek publisher for conference proceedings I found that the few University Presses I spoke to were, in fact, separate and distinct from the eponymous university. In particular, the SUNY Press did not have any sense that helping a SUNY project was part of their mission. I did not look into this but is this generally true? Are most university presses now separate from the university? = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = Richard D. Feinman, Co-editor-in-chief Nutrition & Metabolism ( http://www.nutritionandmetabolism.com/home ) "Joseph Esposito" <email@example.com> Sent by: firstname.lastname@example.org 08/04/06 05:48 PM Please respond to email@example.com Re: GWLA letter It should be noted that universities do not need to create, because they already have, "university-based, stable, long-lasting, low-cost alternatives . . . that challenge the current barrier to dissemination of knowledge." They are called university presses. I may be alone in this, but I found it grimly ironic that many universities are calling for a new regime in scholarly communications even as they systematically starve their presses to death. Joe Esposito