[Marxism] Latest on Aaron Swartz

michael perelman michael.perelman3 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 25 10:57:48 MDT 2011


I have not problem cutting and pasting from JSTOR.  Call me tomorrow &
I will tell you about an even better option.

On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 9:54 AM, Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com> wrote:
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> On 7/25/2011 12:45 PM, michael perelman wrote:
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>> What does affordable mean?  JSTOR is a wonderful service, but it is
>> expensive.  Can an individual afford it or even buy it?
>> JSTOR began as an effort of a library to reduce the physical volume of
>> its journals.  I asked before about how profitable it is, not for
>> shareholders, but for the people who run it?
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> You can see the aversion to information sharing even for institutions like
> Columbia University that pays to keep Jstor going. Whenever I am working on
> an article that has a citation from Jstor, I cannot copy and paste it. All
> articles are in a pdf format but one that does not allow copying and
> pasting. It is really quite frustrating even though I am grateful to have
> access to it.
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