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Edwin Mellen Press Drops Lawsuit

News this morning is that Edwin Mellen Press dropped their lawsuit against McMaster University and an Associate Univesity Librarian. The goal of the lawsuit was to protect the reputation of the Press, but it's an interesting portal through which to view publishing and scholarly communication. In the relationship between scholars, publishers, universities, and libraries does it make more sense to self-publish a work through Amazon or freely on the web, then through a press like EMP?


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