12.0590 Amazon.com & academic paper mills

Humanist Discussion Group (humanist@kcl.ac.uk)
Tue, 27 Apr 1999 19:44:43 +0100 (BST)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 12, No. 590.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

From: "Norman D. Hinton" <hinton@springnet1.com> (23)
From: Jo Tarvers <tarversj@winthrop.edu> (35)
Subject: Fw: Amazon.com and Paper Mills

Humanist members ought to know about this:

From: Jo Tarvers <tarversj@winthrop.edu>
Subject: Fw: Amazon.com and Paper Mills

Colleagues, like many of you I have come to rely on online bookstores. Thus
I found the attached very disturbing. I forward it to the lists for your

Jo Koster Tarvers, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of English
Winthrop University
Rock Hill, SC 29733-0001
"There is great disorder under heaven and the situation is excellent."--Mao
Tse Tung

-----Original Message-----

>The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.0742 Saturday, 24 April 1999.
>From: Meg Powers Livingston <livingst@ucla.edu>
>Date: Friday, 23 Apr 1999 16:09:00 -0700
>At UCLA, members of the English Department have exchanged a bit of email
>recently regarding plagiarism and internet paper mills. One exchange
>revealed some info I'd like to share: Amazon.com sponsors some of these
>internet paper mills, including a site at
>http://www.junglepage.com/asp/index.asp. I would like to encourage
>college instructors and other concerned members of this list to cease
>doing business with Amazon.com and to write them at feedback@amazon.com
>regarding their irresponsible sponsorship of plagiarism and academic
>Thanks for your time,
>Meg Powers Livingston
>UCLA Department of English

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