Communicating Knowledge: Publishing in the 21st Century

Communicating Knowledge: Publishing in the 21st Century

by John Feather
     
 

Communicating Knowledge provides an introduction to publishing practice in the context of the information society, concentrating on its structure and operation. This book aims to cover all aspects of publishing in the twenty first century, starting with a look at what publishing actually is and was from the past to the present, considering developments in publishing… See more details below

Overview

Communicating Knowledge provides an introduction to publishing practice in the context of the information society, concentrating on its structure and operation. This book aims to cover all aspects of publishing in the twenty first century, starting with a look at what publishing actually is and was from the past to the present, considering developments in publishing in a global economic context and summarizing the variety of published material, its formats and its sources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783598115066
Publisher:
De Gruyter
Publication date:
11/28/2010
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
Tables
Figures
Abbreviations
Ch. 1Publishing from the Past to the Present1
Ch. 2Publishing in the Global Economy27
Ch. 3Forms of Publishing59
Ch. 4The Publishing Process97
Ch. 5Selling Books131
Ch. 6Information Technology and Publishing159
Ch. 7Publishing in a Networked World185
Bibliography211
Index225

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