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Re: H-Net book Channel, comment

Following Margaret DeLacy's advice posted on H-Scholar, I took a look at H-Net's Channel, and was impressed at the large number of books covered there under a wide list of categories, as well as the recency of the books. Most are from 2015 or 2016, with only a few harking back to the '00s. I'm not sure how H-Net is producing this, but given the difficulty of keeping up with works in any one field, it's certainly a great service.

Elizabeth Eisenstein (October 11, 1923 – January 31, 2016) -- 3 tributes from Princeton Research Forum

[Editor's note: Below are messages from members of the Princeton Research Forum concerning my mother, Elizabeth Lewisohn Eisenstein, author of The Printing Press as an Agent of Change (1979) who died at her Washington D.C.

The Future of the Scholarly Monograph

 Michael A. Elliott, “The Future of the Monograph in the Digital Era: A Report to the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation,” Journal of Electronic Publishing 18 (Fall 2015), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3998/3336451.0018.407

recommends a new "model of university-funded publication that results in an open access digital publication, as well as a print-on-demand physical product that will be sold for an appropriate list price," and expresses the hope that the Mellon Foundation will assist in this project.