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== About the book ==
 
== About the book ==
  
* The book came out in March 2016, and was OA from birth under a CC-BY license. MIT Press itself hosts four OA editions, in [https://www.dropbox.com/s/ege0me3s7y24jno/8479.pdf?dl=0 PDF], [https://knowledgeunbound.pubpub.org/ HTML] <!-- [https://mitpress.mit.edu/sites/default/files/titles/content/knowledge-unbound/toc.html HTML] = old URL for MITP HTML = -->,[https://www.dropbox.com/s/kk6a3xz25kdhi31/8479.epub ePub] <!-- old URL for MITP ePub = https://mitpress.mit.edu/sites/all/modules/patched/pubdlcnt/pubdlcnt.php?file=/sites/default/files/9780262029902_epub.zip&nid=307194 -->, and [https://www.dropbox.com/s/laam1kkvw1qoxpy/8479.mobi Mobi] (Kindle) <!-- old URL for MITP Mobi = https://mitpress.mit.edu/sites/all/modules/patched/pubdlcnt/pubdlcnt.php?file=/sites/default/files/9780262029902_mobi.zip&nid=307194 -->. The same editions are also [https://dash.harvard.edu/handle/1/26246071 available in DASH] (Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard), and other places around the web. The [https://archive.org/index.php Internet Archive] adds seven more OA editions, in [https://archive.org/download/9780262029902/9780262029902_abbyy.gz ABBYY GZ], [https://archive.org/download/9780262029902/9780262029902_daisy.zip Daisy], [https://archive.org/download/9780262029902/9780262029902_djvu.xml DjVu], [https://archive.org/stream/9780262029902/9780262029902_djvu.txt plain text], [https://archive.org/download/9780262029902/9780262029902_jp2.zip Single page processed JP2 zip], [https://archive.org/stream/9780262029902#page/n0/mode/2up streaming], and [https://archive.org/download/9780262029902/9780262029902_archive.torrent Torrent].
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* The book came out in March 2016, and was OA from birth under a CC-BY license. MIT Press itself hosts four OA editions, in [https://www.dropbox.com/s/ege0me3s7y24jno/8479.pdf?dl=0 PDF], [https://knowledgeunbound.mitpress.mit.edu/ HTML] <!-- [https://mitpress.mit.edu/sites/default/files/titles/content/knowledge-unbound/toc.html HTML] = old URL for MITP HTML = -->,[https://www.dropbox.com/s/kk6a3xz25kdhi31/8479.epub ePub] <!-- old URL for MITP ePub = https://mitpress.mit.edu/sites/all/modules/patched/pubdlcnt/pubdlcnt.php?file=/sites/default/files/9780262029902_epub.zip&nid=307194 -->, and [https://www.dropbox.com/s/laam1kkvw1qoxpy/8479.mobi Mobi] (Kindle) <!-- old URL for MITP Mobi = https://mitpress.mit.edu/sites/all/modules/patched/pubdlcnt/pubdlcnt.php?file=/sites/default/files/9780262029902_mobi.zip&nid=307194 -->. The same editions are also [https://dash.harvard.edu/handle/1/26246071 available in DASH] (Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard), and other places around the web. The [https://archive.org/index.php Internet Archive] adds seven more OA editions, in [https://archive.org/download/9780262029902/9780262029902_abbyy.gz ABBYY GZ], [https://archive.org/download/9780262029902/9780262029902_daisy.zip Daisy], [https://archive.org/download/9780262029902/9780262029902_djvu.xml DjVu], [https://archive.org/stream/9780262029902/9780262029902_djvu.txt plain text], [https://archive.org/download/9780262029902/9780262029902_jp2.zip Single page processed JP2 zip], [https://archive.org/stream/9780262029902#page/n0/mode/2up streaming], and [https://archive.org/download/9780262029902/9780262029902_archive.torrent Torrent].
 
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* ''Forthcoming.'' A Japanese translation is under way. I [mailto:peter.suber@gmail.com welcome] other translations.
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* [http://id.nii.ac.jp/1458/00000168/ Japanese], June 2019. Thanks to Masamitsu Kuriyama for the translation.
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* I [mailto:peter.suber@gmail.com welcome] other translations.
  
 
== About this book home page ==
 
== About this book home page ==

Latest revision as of 11:30, 21 June 2019

  • This is the home page for my book, Knowledge Unbound: Selected Writings on Open Access, 2002–2011, MIT Press, 2016. &#151; Peter Suber.
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About the book

  • The book is also available in paperback and hardback print editions.
  • I thank MIT Press for publishing the OA editions at the same time as the print editions, and putting them all under CC-BY. I thank Margy Avery for inviting me to put this book together, and Bob Darnton for his generous foreword.
  • The book manuscript was submitted in 2011, at almost the same time as the manuscript for my shorter book, Open Access (MIT Press, 2012). We decided to publish the shorter book first, and hold this collection until the first book had a chance to establish itself.
  • Also see the book home page for my previous book, Open Access, MIT Press, 2012.

Translations

  • Japanese, June 2019. Thanks to Masamitsu Kuriyama for the translation.

About this book home page

  • I don't plan to add the kinds of extensive updates and supplements that I added to my 2012 book, Open Access. However, earlier in planning with MIT Press, I thought about writing a postscript of "second thoughts" for each piece in the collection. But in the end we dropped the idea. The second thoughts would enlarge the book and force us to drop several of the primary articles themselves. However, I might add some of those second thoughts here.
  • The book contains 44 articles, which is about one-fifth of the articles I've published on OA. One day I might use this page to point to some I like best that didn't make it into this collection. Meantime, see this pretty complete list of my writings on OA.