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Re: Hathi Orphans?
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- Subject: Re: Hathi Orphans?
- From: Sandy Thatcher <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2011 21:25:57 EDT
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This finding of the study is particularly interesting: >*The type of publisher had a large impact on whether works were >orphaned, with self-published works accounting for 51% of all >orphan works in the study. Since the fastest-growing segment of publishing these days is self-publishing, it would appear that we are going to be seeing an increasing number of orphan works in the future, not fewer. Sandy Thatcher >I must again correct Mr Guedon, hopefully for the last time over >this matter. > >ARROW has the full support and engagement of the Federation of >European Publishers, the Italian Publishers Association, The >Publishers Association (UK) and the Publishers Licensing Society >(UK), which alone has mandates from almost 3000 UK-based >publishers, along with around twenty European library and >collective rights organisations. On that basis I do feel that I >was entitled to speak on behalf of "the" publishers and not just >"some" publishers. > >The original ARROW project came to a successful conclusion in >April this year, successful in the sense that it has established >a pilot operation and proof of concept. Work has now begun on >ARROW Plus to extend this work to a wider repertoire, more >countries in Europe and a wider network of potential databases >for diligent search. > >Perhaps the model also has application outside the European >Union? > >Victoria Lustigman >Head of Communications >The Publishers Association Limited >29B Montague Street >London >WC1B 5BW