Geneva J. Anderson on 18 Jul 2000 03:45:14 -0000

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summarized from the online writing (OWL) list regarding ( )
does anyone on nettime have more information?

Apparently contentville is selling reprints of articles and dissertations
without? written permission from the authors.
here's the gist:

re: dissertations
Graduate schools used UMI (now Bell & Howell) for a dissertation
repository -- apparently a commonly-accepted, widely-followed practice. Bell
and Howell, in turn, made a licensing agreement with That
licensing agreement somehow allows contentville to sell dissertations. You
can reach Bell & Howell and the dissertation department by finding
information at or 1-800-521-0600.
feels that dissertation authors should take this up with Bell and Howell.

re: articles. You'll need to check directly with contentville and/or your
publisher for information. do a search on your name on and
see if any of your articles show up for sale there.

geneva anderson

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