De Gruyter consolidates all OA publications in new imprint: De Gruyter Open

January 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

“Open Access is Part of Our Core Business” De Gruyter Open: A New Imprint for a Growing Portfolio Berlin, 23 January 2014 – Open Access (OA) is an important and growing aspect of De Gruyter’s publishing activities, impacting all subject areas. De Gruyter is therefore consolidating all OA publications under a new imprint: De Gruyter […]

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Harvard University Press partners with De Gruyter to re-release 2800 titles

November 5th, 2013 · Comments Off

2800 Harvard University Press titles will be re-released as e-ditions with De Gruyter beginning in January, 2014.  Libraries can choose e or p versions of the titles.  200 titles are ready and available at this time with the remainder slated for full release by the end of 2013 (updated information).  Here is more from the […]

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Create custom books with De Gruyter Select

September 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

De Gruyter has launched a new service called De Gruyter Select.  It’s PDA and POD wrapped into one, allowing users to create a custom print book with De Gruyter book chapters, newspaper articles, and database content (anything with a “chunk price” in De Gruyter Online).  The press release, below, mentions printing and delivering the book […]

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De Gruyter and Unglue.it partner to expand open access titles

April 10th, 2013 · Comments Off

This is fabulous news.  Way to go De Gruyter!  I’m so pleased to see publishers working direct with Unglue.it. Berlin, 2 April 2013 – Starting today, the academic publisher De Gruyter will be offering 100 titles from its e-dition series at the crowdfunding platform Unglue.it. Each individual title that raises 2,100 dollars at the site […]

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De Gruyter and YBP Library Services partner to sell over 10,000 titles via Gobi3

March 5th, 2013 · Comments Off

De Gruyter Signs 10,000 Title eBook Agreement with YBP Library Services – Agreement to add academic ebook titles to GOBI3 database – Updated:  Titles will be available on the De Gruyter Online platform as well as ebrary and EBL via Gobi3. CHARLOTTE, N.C. – March 4, 2013 – De Gruyter, the international academic publishing house, […]

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De Gruyter acquires Oldenbourg and Akademie publishers

February 26th, 2013 · Comments Off

De Gruyter acquires two academic publishers, plans to digitize collections.  More from the press release: De Gruyter Purchases Two Academic Publishers: Oldenbourg and Akademie Berlin, February 26, 2013 – De Gruyter is proud to announce the acquisition of two academic publishers with a long and rich tradition: Akademie Verlag, based in Berlin, and Oldenburg Wissenschaftsverlag, […]

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Harvard University Press and Bohlau Publishers to offer PDA model via De Gruyter

November 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

Below is a bit of detail on two publishers that will work with De Gruyter’s new PDA model.  If you haven’t read about the new PDA model from De Gruyter, take a look at the white paper. Press release from De Gruyter:  Berlin, 28 November 2012 – The idea behind Patron Driven Acquisition (PDA) is […]

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De Gruyter announces one platform for digital content

October 3rd, 2012 · Comments Off

The following is a press release received from De Gruyter: Integrated Publishing at the De Gruyter Group: All Digital Content at One Platform De Gruyter Online now features all content from Birkhäuser and the open-access publisher Versita Berlin, 2 October 2012 – Over 450,000 e-books and e-journal contributions, over 15 million database entries, and some […]

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Birkhäuser to launch over 300 e-Books in architecture, design, and landscaping on De Gruyter Online

August 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off

Basel, 23 August 2012 – At the end of September the publishing house Birkhäuser will launch one of the largest collections of e-books in the fields of architecture, design, and landscaping. With over 300 titles the e-book collection represents a large majority of Birkhäuser’s publications since 2005. Many of these e-books are beautifully illustrated, and […]

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Patron Driven Acquisition in Libraries

October 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

Patron Driven Acquisition has gained much interest from libraries these days. As a result, many are writing about their experiences with the new business model. Today, Inside Higher Education featured an article on “PDA In the Library,” (E-book acquisition based on use and demand could save libraries thousands). This article discusses the benefits of PDA, […]

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