Articles of Interest

March 11th, 2011 · Comments Off

Where Do Libraries Fit in the Ebook Ecosystem? | Digital Book World The rise of the 99-cent Kindle e-book – CNET News The New Economics of the University Press — A Report from the AAUP Ohio System teams with Flat World Knowledge on free digital textbooks Interview with Ingram’s Skip Prichard Iowa to Launch Statewide […]

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Project MUSE Editions and the Univ. Press e-book Consortium Merge

March 10th, 2011 · Comments Off

I received this press release from the AAUP mailing list today.  It is reprinted in part below. Two major university press e-book initiatives –Project MUSE Editions (PME) and the University Press e-book Consortium (UPeC) — have joined forces. The result of this merger — the University Press Content Consortium (UPCC) — will launch January 1, […]

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