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Saturday, August 07, 2010

University Press Ebook consortium moves forward (USA)

"The team of directors spearheading a university press-branded consortium to sell collections of ebooks to academic libraries - Steve Maikowski, New York University Press; Eric Halpern, University of Pennsylvania Press; Alex Holzman, Temple University Press; and Marlie Wasserman, Rutgers University Press - has announced a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for $47,000, to be used to advance the venture toward its fall 2011 launch. Fifty-five university presses have expressed a strong interest in participating in this project"

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