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I'm SHOCKED!...SHOCKED to find such unsavory practices have invaded the
realm of reference works. Thanks for the warning.

DDR

On Sun, Dec 4, 2011 at 1:32 PM, David Lewis <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> In nominating books for awards we should be aware of the practices of
> Alphascript, a publisher in Germany that simply reprints Wikipedia articles
> and other stuff gleaned from the web into fancy, hardbound book form. For
> example, this looks like a book on a badly needed topic:
>
> Title20th Century Fox RecordsEditorsFrederic P
> Miller<
> http://www.google.com/search?tbo=p&tbm=bks&q=inauthor:%22Frederic+P+Miller%22&source=gbs_metadata_r&cad=2
> >,
> Agnes F Vandome<
> http://www.google.com/search?tbo=p&tbm=bks&q=inauthor:%22Agnes+F+Vandome%22&source=gbs_metadata_r&cad=2
> >,
> John McBrewster<
> http://www.google.com/search?tbo=p&tbm=bks&q=inauthor:%22John+McBrewster%22&source=gbs_metadata_r&cad=2
> >
> PublisherVDM Publishing House Ltd., 2010ISBN6133887710,
> 9786133887718Length68
> pagesSubjects
> Performing Arts<
> http://www.google.com/search?tbo=p&tbm=bks&q=subject:%22Performing+Arts%22
> >
>  ›
> General<
> http://www.google.com/search?tbo=p&tbm=bks&q=subject:%22Performing+Arts+General%22
> >
>
> But, as far as I can tell it consists of a printed out version of the Wiki
> on 20th Century Fox Records combined with the bsnpubs.com discography.
>
> Here is a bit more on this topic:
>
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:PrimeHunter/Alphascript_Publishing_sells_free_articles_as_expensive_books
>
> Uncle Dave Lewis
> Lebanon, OH
>



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