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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Book on A2K in Brazil released

Yale ISP Celebrates Open Access Day with New Book, press release, October 13, 2008.

In celebration of Open Access Day, October 14, 2008, the Information Society Project at Yale Law School (Yale ISP) will launch a new book, Access to Knowledge in Brazil: New Research on Intellectual Property, Innovation and Development. The volume is the first in a new series of research on access to knowledge published by the Yale ISP. ...

The October 14 launch date is timed to coincide with the first ever Open Access Day. ...

Consistent with the values of Open Access, the ISP publication will be made widely available to the public. A digital edition may be accessed for free from and through Google Books. Print-on-demand copies will be available for purchase at cost through the printing service The book will also be available through traditional retail outlets.

The authors, editor and publishers have also made the entire work available under a Creative Commons license. ...

See also our post on the pre-release announcement.