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Eric Von Hippel on Openness and Innovation in Scholarly Publishing

October 30th, 2007 by Kaitlin Thaney

The latest installment of MIT Libraries’ new podcast series on scholarly publishing and copyright features Professor Eric von Hippel of MIT. Hippel is the Head of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

 “Professor von Hippel speaks about his experiment with making two of his books openly available on his website at no cost to the reader, and about the broader issue of how the economics of innovation are increasingly favoring open, unrestricted internet access, including in scholarly publishing. […]”

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