[time-nuts] Springer textbooks >10 years old now available fordownload as PDF at no cost

Bob Camp kb8tq at n1k.org
Wed Dec 30 09:20:05 EST 2015


Hi

Actually it looks like the party is over. At least from here in the US, when I go to
the original links, they will only sell me the book. No more free downloads.

It was fun while it lasted ….

Bob

> On Dec 30, 2015, at 7:02 AM, Tom Van Baak <tvb at LeapSecond.com> wrote:
> 
>>> Would other titles be found, it would be nice if the links would be 
>>> shared for them too.
> 
> There's a lively discussion about all these wonderful free book/PDF's at the likes of:
> 
> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=10810271
> 
> https://www.reddit.com/r/compsci/comments/3yow1k/springer_is_offering_free_pdf_downloads_of_books/
> 
> https://www.reddit.com/r/math/comments/3yib1k/so_it_looks_like_springer_is_offering_free_pdf/
> 
> https://www.reddit.com/r/chemistry/comments/3yket3/springer_are_allowing_free_downloads_of_their/
> 
> https://www.reddit.com/r/Physics/comments/3yib6w/so_it_looks_like_springer_is_offering_free_pdf/
> 
>> We really need to make a time-nuts wiki to collect all this stuff in...
> 
> Well, I've always considered the time-nuts list itself to be the wiki. We get high quality posts and they are all archived. True, we've talked about a wiki now and then -- and Didier set one up many years ago. Quite a few members use it:
> 
> http://www.ko4bb.com/dokuwiki/doku.php
> 
> See also the time-nuts info page:
> 
> http://leapsecond.com/time-nuts.htm
> 
> which has links to all sorts of time-nut related web sites, technical papers, and books.
> 
> /tvb
> 
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