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Crowdfunding of Academic Books : A Case Study

Chapter in book
Authors Oliver Leistert
Theo Röhle
Published in The Para-Academic Handbook: A Toolkit for making-learning-creating-acting
Pages 164-174
ISBN 978-0-9564507-5-3
Publisher HammerOn Press
Place of publication Bristol
Publication year 2014
Published at
Pages 164-174
Language en
Subject categories Media and Communications


If crowdfunding were to become a viable alternative for scholarly publishing, this seems like a promising way to finance academic publications beyond the traditional regimes of funding. For us, this was reason enough to start an experiment aiming at crowdfunding the publication of a book. This chapter is a report of the campaign – and its failure.

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