While this sounds flattering, there is no real advantage to taking up the offer.Googling Lambert Academic Publishing will bring up a number of websites describing Lambert’s business model, which does not provide the author wider distribution of the work, royalties, or enhancement of their CV.The Wikipedia article about VDM Publishing provides a good description of the company’s questionable practices.
While this sounds flattering, there is no real advantage to taking up the offer.
Your reply including an e-mail address to which I could send an e-mail with further information in an attachment would be greatly appreciated. The sig area of the email included a link to their web site: the information that their Board of Directors included: Dr. Bischoff (Chairman), RA Thomas Bischoff, RA André Gottschalk Then last May, I got another email from them: I am writing on behalf of an international publishing house, Lambert Academic Publishing.And here’s sample based on about 30 minutes of research: United Arab Emirates University: M. Dear Lisa Spangenberg , While researching publishable academic papers at the Library of University of California, Los Angeles University, I came across a reference to a work entitled “The games fairies play: Otherworld intruders in medieval literary narratives”. KG specializes in the publication of theses and dissertations.Perhaps the best description and analysis of Lambert Academic Publishing is the one written by Christopher Collins of Toronto, Ontario in his blog.He concludes “Steer clear of this company,” and I agree.In fact, the company has a gaggle of “acquisition editors” who search the web all day and night and then send spam emails to their unlucky targets who have recently completed a dissertation.LAP is an imprint of VDM Publishing, which is headquartered in Saarbrücken, Germany.You will be encouraged to buy a number of copies yourself in order to lower the price of the book for other buyers.If you are considering publishing articles based on your thesis or dissertation work, see the HSLS Scholarly Communication Guide for information on selecting a publisher, open access publication, your rights as an author, and more. So the short version is this: the published book on offer is really no different than having your dissertation on file at UMI or having UMI run off a few bound copies — because the idea of having a book published is that (and this is key) Think of it this way: if you’re harbouring any illusions about being in some special set of academics-with-a-book once you’ve gone with VDM/LAP, you’re just in the same set you were before — that of academics-with-a-dissertation. This publishing venue uses a print-on-demand model and markets dissertations and theses through Amazon, Barnes & and other large online booksellers. The book is a study of the vocabulary of the language of information technology and how it is translated into Arabic and Swedish. The Petroleum Institute: Lu, Shawket Ghedan, Djebbar Tiab, “Analytical Solutions to Productivity and Pressure Transient Equations,” ISBN 978-3-639-10320-5, VDM Verlag Publishing Ltd., Saarbrucken, Germany , September, 2010. Müller, Saarbrücken, 2007, ISBN: 978-3-8364-2128-7. The “publishers” will track you down, along with your committee members, and send you (and your committee) something that looks like this: Uh huh. Here’s what the nice people over at U Mass Amherst’s library have to say about it: Umass Amherst recommends that students who would normally publish a monograph of their thesis or dissertation for promotion and tenure purposes should rely on more traditionally accepted / peer reviewed publishers within their respective fields for publishing opportunities. Sattar Izwaini (Arabic and Translation Studies) recently released his book (Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag). Hitt, “Light-Ion Charge-Exchange Applied to Stellar Electron-Capture Studies” (book), LAP Academic Publishing, Saarbrucken, Germany (2010). American University of Sharjah): https:// Cv/Pages/Dr Shoufan A., “High Performance Group Key Management, A Way to scalable Internet Television”, VDM Verlag Dr. Oualid Ben Ali Walid (2008) “2D/3D Multi Agent Geo Simulation: A Generic Method and its Application”.