De Gruyter acquires 67 journals from bepress – details from De Gruyter’s Sven Fund

September 16th, 2011 · Comments Off

Today, De Gruyter and The Berkeley Electronic Press (bepress) announced that they have reached an agreement for De Gruyter to acquire bepress’s journal portfolio. The agreement covers a total of 67 journals in the areas of Law, Business/Economics, Humanities, and Natural Sciences.  Sven Fund, CEO of De Gruyter, answered some questions about the acquisition for […]

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Interview with DeGruyter CEO, Sven Fund, about DeGruyter eBooks

May 11th, 2011 · Comments Off

Yesterday I spoke with Dr. Sven Fund, the CEO of DeGruyter.  News to me, DeGruyter has been publishing for 262 years! We discussed DeGruyter’s ebook program including their e-ditions program.  E-ditions provides “on demand” requests for digital or print copies of thousands of backlist titles.  Listen to the interview here. Over 30 interviews with librarians, […]

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De Gruyter’s e-dition offers out-of-print titles in print or electronic format

March 19th, 2010 · Comments Off

I received a nice email from De Gruyter about their e-dition service.  De Gruyter e-dition makes over 60,000 backlist titles from De Gruyter’s 260+ year publishing history available for purchase.  This includes titles no longer available in print and titles that would otherwise not be converted to digital format.  At a customer’s request, a formerly […]

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