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Journal Publishing is a comprehensive professional guide, catering not only to those new to the area, but also to the most experienced journal publisher and editor/academic. Based on, and extending, the highly successful Journal Publishing: Principles and Practice (now out of print), this book covers all aspects of journal production, from editing, design, marketing and list management to electronic publication. An indispensable appendix makes available addresses of publishers' and editors' associations; provides a glossary of terms and acronyms, and a bibliography.

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"Journal Publishing should be read cover-to-cover and discussed by every editor, every publisher, and every member of a publishing committee. Some chapters may interest authors and librarians..." Publishing Research Quarterly

" excellent book...provides a source of information and a sound basis for those making decisions in academic publishing, whether as editors, authors, or publishers..." Jenny Gretton, European Science Editing

"There are an amazing number of options available at every turn in journal publishing and the authors of Journal Publishing have done a remarkable job in enumerating them. Indeed, I would not hesitate to recommend Jounal Publishing to every publisher, every editor, every vendor, and anyone else with a serious interest in how publishers extract and transform the chaotic results of research into chewable, digestible bites of information. Journal Publishing should be read cover-to-cover and discussed by every editor, every publisher, and every member of a publishing committee." Publishing Research Quarterly

"Librarians who want to see the journal business from the publisher's viewpoint will find this book interesting...." Bryce L. Allen, American Reference Books Journal

"Anyone contemplating the editing of a journal should consult Gillian Page, Robert Campbell, and Jack Meadows, Journal Publishing...the authors provide a practical - and sobering - overview of editing, producing, marketing, and managing a journal." Literary Research Guide

A guide to journal publishing and editing, for those new to the business and for those dealing with new production and publication technologies. Covers all aspects of journal publishing, from editing, production, and design, to marketing, management, and electronic publication. Appendices deal with tendering for journals, copyright, finances, and subscription fulfillment and other sources of income. Includes a glossary, sample forms, and a list of publishers' and editors' associations. Useful for academic journal editors, contributors, publishers, subscription agents, and serials librarians. Based on and expanded from the authors' 1987. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521441377
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 2/27/1997
  • Edition description: REV&UPDTD
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 420
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Table of Contents

List of figures; List of tables; Preface; 1. Introduction to journals; 2. Editing; 3. Production; 4. Marketing; 5. Subscription management and distribution; 6. Non-subscription revenue; 7. Legal and ethical aspects; 8. Financial aspects; 9. Bibliographic aspects; 10. Managing a list of journals; 11. Electronic publishing; Appendix 1. Getting tenders for journals; Appendix 2. Publishers' and editors' associations; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.

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