[APG Public List] Anyone bought a "Direct Text" PDF from SUNY Press?

Stephen Danko stephen at stephendanko.com
Wed Dec 22 11:19:51 MST 2010


Hi Debbie,

I have not purchased a Direct Text Edition from SUNY Press, but the website 
says:
180 day E-Access.
Online (open,print) OR Download (open,print)
PDF Acrobat Reader Required.

It sounds like the 180 days electronic access applies to both online and 
downloaded copies.

Best regards,
Stephen J. Danko



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From: Debbie Parker Wayne <debbie at debbiewayne.com>
To: APG Public list <apgpubliclist at apgen.org>
Sent: Wed, December 22, 2010 7:50:01 AM
Subject: [APG Public List] Anyone bought a "Direct Text" PDF from SUNY Press?

Has anyone on the list ever purchased a "Direct Text" PDF from SUNY Press such 
as the one listed here for Lisi Krall's new book /Proving Up: Domesticating Land 
in U.S. History/:

<http://www.sunypress.edu/p-4987-proving-up.aspx>

The "Direct Text" link on the page indicates you get online access for 180 days. 
The site states a PDF can be downloaded during that time and that you can print 
the PDF. It doesn't specifically state whether access to the downloaded PDF file 
is limited to 180 days or if the limit only applies to the online access. Before 
paying to download the PDF I want to learn whether the file can still be read 
after 180 days has passed or if I must print it to be able to read it later.

I thought I'd ask if anyone has experience with this service before contacting 
the publisher directly to ask them.

I blogged about this book after reading the review on History Net at:

<http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=30796>

The books sounds very interesting and seems to be another example of family 
history intersecting with "big picture" history.

-- Regards, Debbie

Debbie Parker Wayne, CG^(sm)
-- Wayne Research <http://debbiewayne.com/>

CG, Certified Genealogist is a service mark of the Board for Certification of 
Genealogists^(®) , used under license by board certificants after periodic 
evaluation. The board name is registered in the US Patent & Trademark Office.
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