Zeeman and the wane of a print adolescence

Sometimes when a public figure dies, you suddenly realize what a big part they played in your life and your personal or intellectual development. More than maybe a favored high-school teacher … Continue reading

July 28, 2009 · 1 Comment

Touched by History

The first publication of the OAPEN project has recently come to light, a collection of essays by Johan Huizinga entitled De hand van Huizinga, collected and with an introduction by … Continue reading

July 22, 2009 · 4 Comments

Open Access Week 2009

At the moment I am busy researching Open Access Week 2009, which will be from October 19th until the 23rd. It will be an international event, which aims to: “(…) … Continue reading

July 20, 2009 · Leave a comment


Kevin Kelly reports on his blog about an experimental book publishing model. In this model you first sell a required amount of (hard cover) books (in this specific case 200), … Continue reading

July 13, 2009 · 1 Comment

Ebooks Galore!

This month it’s again time for the World Ebook fair! The fourth annual World Ebook Fair, this year from 7/04/09 to 8/04/09 will offer Open Access to their sponsors ebook … Continue reading

July 13, 2009 · Leave a comment

Academic Publishing must face the Inconvenient Truth

Another thing I would like to draw your attention to is an excellent speech given by Michael Jensen at the Association of American University Presses’ (AAUP) annual meeting last June. … Continue reading

July 13, 2009 · Leave a comment

The Concept of Bible

Some small stuff from around the world or the web or the world that is the web that deserves some attention here in this and future posts to be. First … Continue reading

July 13, 2009 · Leave a comment

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