OA + POD for Cornell out-of-print and rare books

April 26, 2007 at 8:19 am | Posted in Monographs, Open Access, Print on Demand (PoD) | Comments Off on OA + POD for Cornell out-of-print and rare books

Amazon.com-CU Library partnership

A selection of rare and out-of-print historical materials at Cornell University Library is only a click away for readers using a new print-on-demand service.

The library partnered with BookSurge, a subsidiary of Amazon.com, in June 2006 to make available some of its unique non-copyrighted holdings — collections ranging from historical mathematics and agriculture texts to anti-slavery pamphlets.

(Via Peter Suber.)

LJ Periodical Price Survey 2007

April 18, 2007 at 10:54 am | Posted in Institutional Repositories, Journals Publishing, Open Access | Leave a comment

Library Journal‘s Periodical Price Survey 2007 is now available. Overall price rises for 2008 renewals are expected to be in the range of 7 to 9%. There is also an interesting analysis of the impact of Open Access and Institutional Repositories.

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