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The Book Room

23 EpisodesProduced by John DegenWebsite

News, conversations, and random sound from the book business.


Retain Your Rights, Even in the Academy.

How academic authors can help themselves and the cause of author's rights by retaining their copyright, and demanding a royalty for the use of their work. The days of truly not-for-profit educational publishing are over, so why are you gifting your work to the academy?

Plus, a quick trip to Halifax and the intro to this year's Margaret Laurence Memorial Lecture. Here's that lecture for you enjoyment:

And here is Dr. Aileen Fyfe's blog post about academic publishing:

I want to thank my son, Fred Degen, for his help in editing and preparing this episode.

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