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dc.contributor.authorMcGreal, Rory-
dc.contributor.authorAcqua, Edward-
dc.contributor.otherOpen Ed (7th : 2010 : Barcelona)-
dc.date.accessioned2010-10-27T07:42:53Z-
dc.date.available2010-10-27T07:42:53Z-
dc.date.issued2010-09-15-
dc.identifier.citationMcGreal, R.; Acqua, E. (2010). Open access press vs traditional university presses on Amazon. In Open ED 2010 Proceedings. Barcelona: UOC, OU, BYU. [Accessed: dd/mm/yy]. <http://hdl.handle.net/10609/5082>-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10609/5082-
dc.description.abstractThis study is a comparison AU Press with three other traditional (non-open access) Canadian university presses. The analysis is based on actual physical book sales on Amazon.com and Amazon.ca. Statistical methods include the sampling of the sales ranking of randomly selected books from each press. Results suggest that there is no significant difference in the ranking of printed books sold by AU Press in comparison with traditional university presses. However, AU Press, can demonstrate a significantly larger readership for its books as evidenced by thousands of downloads of the open electronic versions.en
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf-
dc.language.isoeng-
dc.publisherUniversitat Oberta de Catalunya-
dc.publisherOpen University of the Netherlands-
dc.publisherBrigham Young University-
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/-
dc.subjectopen accessen
dc.subjectopen educational resourcesen
dc.subjectpressen
dc.subjectAmazonen
dc.subjectrankingen
dc.subject.lcshOpen accessen
dc.subject.lcshWeb-based instructionen
dc.titleOpen access press vs traditional university presses on Amazon-
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject-
dc.audience.mediatorTheme areas::eLearning::Education and ICT (e-learning)en
dc.subject.lemacEnsenyament virtualca
dc.subject.lemacAccés obertca
dc.subject.lcshesEnseñanza virtuales
dc.subject.lcshesAcceso librees
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