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Thursday, June 12, 2008

Potsdam econ publications in RePEc

Potsdam University Press has announced that all its books on economics will be published simultaneously in RePEc (June 12, 2008).  Read the announcement in German or in Google's English.

Comment.  The clear implication is that the RePEC copies will be free or OA, but the announcement is not explicit on that point.  This is the first time to my knowledge that a book publisher will routinely deposit its new publications in an OA repository or decentralized repository network.  The announcement says nothing about publications outside economics and nothing about depositing new publications in the Potsdam IR