Definitions

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  • adj. No longer offered for sale by a publisher; no longer on the firsthand market.

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Examples

  • The University of Pittsburgh Press, in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Library System and the Chicago Digital Distribution Center (CDDC), is making nearly 500 out-of-print Press titles available again for scholars and students around the world.

    500 Pitt Press titles available again online and in print

  • Sergey Brin, the co-founder of Google, writes, “Today, if you want to access a typical out-of-print book, you have only one choice — fly to one of a handful of leading libraries in the country and hope to find it in the stacks.”

    Discourse.net: Books Snark

  • Every book I've ever written, even the sold-out and long out-of-print titles, can be found at Amazon. com, etc.

    "Love Song For a Vampire"

  • Yet Don manages to find space for more than the most recent book in a series ... heck, he finds space for out-of-print books like mine.

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • Under this agreement, which must be approved by a federal court judge to become final, Google would get, among other things, a license to display up to 20 per cent of the contents of in-copyright out-of-print books, to run ads alongside these displays, and to sell access to the full texts of these books to institutional subscribers and to individual purchasers.

    ‘Dead Souls’ of Google settlement

  • CHRISTIAN DUNN: In a nutshell, the Print on Demand range is Black Library's opportunity to not only bring back many of the out-of-print novels from our ten year back catalogue but also introduce new titles that we don't think fit our main range but know that readers would like to see.

    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Christian Dunn on Black Library's New Print on Demand Book Line

  • Both that and Heroes & Villians are sadly out-of-print but I tracked down copies of both.

    Reading Plans « Tales from the Reading Room

  • I've also noticed that a number of my out-of-print novels like Dark Sleep and Lady Crymsyn are selling for ungawdly high prices on Amazon.

    Just thinkin'....

  • Lately I've been getting mail asking about some of my long out-of-print short stories.

    Just thinkin'....

  • Even though the story it haunting, it was relatively unknown until David Shamoon decided to adapt an out-of-print book.

    Dan Lybarger: The Ruins Were My Playground: Agneiszka Holland on In Darkness

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