Communicating Knowledge: Publishing in the 21st Century

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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.
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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)

Table of Contents

Preface
Tables
Figures
Abbreviations
Ch. 1 Publishing from the Past to the Present 1
Ch. 2 Publishing in the Global Economy 27
Ch. 3 Forms of Publishing 59
Ch. 4 The Publishing Process 97
Ch. 5 Selling Books 131
Ch. 6 Information Technology and Publishing 159
Ch. 7 Publishing in a Networked World 185
Bibliography 211
Index 225
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