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Oral Tradition: eOT

"History of the journalOT was founded in 1986 to serve as an international and interdisciplinary forum for discussion of worldwide oral traditions and related forms. Since that time, and through the end of 2006, it has been published by Slavica Publishers, with an additional online edition through Project Muse from 2003 onward. Both of these publication venues are subscription-based, and for that reason have unavoidably excluded a substantial segment of OT’s potential readership, particularly non-western academics and institutions.New, Universal AccessWith the advent of eOT we aspire to remove many of the natural barriers created by print-based and subscription media. With the conviction that academic contributions should be as democratically available as possible, we are from this point onward offering the journal as a pro bono, gratis contribution to the field. Anyone with a connection to the internet will be able to read and redistribute its contents – for the moment, the current issue and four years of back issues, but eventually the entire contents of the journal..."

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