Harvard University Press Partners with DeGruyter for eBook Sales

January 5th, 2012 · Comments Off

DeGruyter and Harvard University Press just announced a new collaboration.  DeGruyter will serve as a sales partner for HUP’s eBook collection, both front and backlist.  The titles will be available on DeGruyter’s recently released interface which integrates book, journal, and databank content.  More information on the announcement is in the press release at the bottom […]

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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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