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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

More on OA textbooks

Gale Holland, Free digital texts begin to challenge costly college textbooks in California, Los Angeles Times, August 18, 2008. See also the comments by Jonathan Eisen. Here's the money quote from Preston McAfee:
... "What makes us rich as a society is what we know and what we can do," [McAfee] said. "Anything that stands in the way of the dissemination of knowledge is a real problem." ...
See also our past posts on McAfee.