OA book

From: Neil Jacobs <n.jacobs_at_JISC.AC.UK>
Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2006 17:11:32 +0100


 A new book, documenting the major strands and issues of open access,
will be published 17th July.

  Jacobs, N., Eds. (2006) Open Access: Key Strategic, Technical and
Economic Aspects. Chandos

It covers the rationale, history, economics, technology and culture of
open access, views from major stakeholders, updates from around the
world, and visions of the future. The following authors have contributed:

 Alma Swan, Charles W. Bailey, Jr., Jean-Claude Guédon, Andrew Odlyzko,
Michael Kurtz, Tim Brody, Chris Awre, Stevan Harnad, Arthur Sale, Robert
Terry, Robert Kiley, Matthew Cockerill, Mary Waltham, Colin Steele, Leo
Waaijers, Peter Suber, Frederick J. Friend, John Shipp, D. K. Sahu,
Ramesh C. Parmar, Clifford Lynch, Nigel Shadbolt and Les Carr.

 Many of the chapters are, of course, available open access on the web.

 Further details of the book available at:

 To pre-order a copy, please contact:

 Turpin Distribution Services Limited
 Pegasus Drive
 Stratton Business Park
 Bedfordshire SG18 8TQ
 Tel: +44 (0)1767 604951
 Fax: +44 (0)1767 601640
 General e-mail: custserv_at_turpin-distribution.com

 Best wishes

Neil Jacobs <n.jacobs_at_jisc.ac.uk>
JISC Executive, Beacon House, Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1QU
+44 (0)117 33 10772   /   07768 040179
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