I was doing some general searching to update my books wanted list and I happened to come across a number of books with the publisher listed as Hephaestus Books. What made it so intersting was that the price for these items ranged from 15.00 on the low end to 75 on the high end. Now even that was not as unusual to me as the warnings that went with each one. Specifically
So what do you think of this idea? From a scholary perspective I know Wikipedia is not an allowable or accept source document. Then factor in that none of the material has to be proved or even accurate nor submitted to any sort of quality control. I just see this as another example of the proliferation of erroneous material and information.Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Hephaestus Books represents a new publishing paradign, allowing disparate content sources to be curated into cohesive, relevent, and informative books. To date, this content has been curated from Wikipedia articles and images under creative commons licensing, although as Hephaestud Books continues to increase in scope and dimension,more licensed and public domain content is being added..