Author Archives: Stefan Müller

The rights and permissions disaster

I want to report on my experience with getting the rights for a collection of the most important papers by Tilman Höhle, which I am coediting with Marga Reis and Frank Richter and which will appear in the Classics in … Continue reading

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De Gruyter’s Business Report

In my post The Cost of Knowledge from a long time ago I did not know the profits of De Gruyter but just made a guess by comparing the prices they charge. In an interview with Sven Fund by Richard … Continue reading

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Update on DFG Support for Author Pays Models

In an earlier comment to a post by Frank I mentioned that a lot of German universities have funds for author pays models. I now tried to get money from our fund for a paper that will appear in Language. … Continue reading

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Ungluing books

There is this new crowd funding service unglue.it that can be used to make books freely available under a creative commons license.  People can wish for books. Right owners can start ungluing campaigns and then all those who wished for … Continue reading

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Akademie-Verlag and Oldenbourg bought by De Gruyter

http://www.sueddeutsche.de/f5c38c/1165340/De-Gruyter-kauft-Wissenschaftsverlage.html Let’s see how the prices of these books develop. Now Claudia Mainborn’s book about the Copula costs 65€ (250 pages). I think it is at least worth 130€ and De Gruyter should increase the price as soon as possible.

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