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Re: Google v. the Web?
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- Subject: Re: Google v. the Web?
- From: "Klaus Graf" <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2008 15:47:47 EST
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I have collected links for monograph open access at http://delicious.com/Klausgraf/monograph_open_access I would be glad to add some empirical evidence on negative consequences of OA to book sales. Until now I don't have such evidence! Klaus Graf http://archiv.twoday.net _________________ 2008/12/4 Michael Carroll <Carroll@law.villanova.edu>: > I know that the issue of monograph publishing and the > sustainability of university presses has been an oft-discussed > topic on this list. > > I'd be interested in Sandy's and other list members' reactions to > the question of whether academic authors and publishers might not > do better that the Google settlement route by taking the open > access route for scholarly monographs. > > Case in point. James Boyle's new book has just been released > under a Creative Commons license by Yale University Press. > http://www.thepublicdomain.org/2008/11/28/questions-from-authors/ > > According to publicly available sales statistics, it's doing > quite well. > > According to Amazon, yesterday, its Sales Rank was: #3,103 in > Books (See Bestsellers in Books) Popular in these categories: > (What's this?) > > #1 in Books > Professional & Technical > Law > Intellectual Property > #1 in Books > Nonfiction > Law > Intellectual Property > #4 in Books > Nonfiction > Social Sciences > Sociology > Culture