Journal Publishing

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Overview

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 (1987), 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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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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"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

"...an 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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521027687
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 11/2/2006
  • Pages: 420
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Preface
1 Introduction to journals 1
2 Editing 33
3 Production 65
4 Marketing 132
5 Subscription management and distribution 173
6 Non-subscription revenue 205
7 Legal and ethical aspects 240
8 Financial aspects 270
9 Bibliographic aspects 301
10 Managing a list of journals 321
11 Electronic publishing 346
App. 1 Getting tenders for journals 372
App. 2 Publishers' and editors' associations 381
Glossary 389
Bibliography 397
Index 403
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