Scholarly Publishing: Books, Journals, Publishers, and Libraries in the Twentieth Century / Edition 1

Scholarly Publishing: Books, Journals, Publishers, and Libraries in the Twentieth Century / Edition 1

by Richard E. Abel, Katina Strauch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471219290

ISBN-13: 9780471219293

Pub. Date: 11/16/2001

Publisher: Wiley

This book offers readers a well-rounded and accurate account of the amazing and unpredictable sequence of inter-related events experienced by the field of scholarly publishing in the 20th century. Examining the related worlds of book, journal, and electronic publishing; information technology; and library advances, this is the first work to record the trends of the

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This book offers readers a well-rounded and accurate account of the amazing and unpredictable sequence of inter-related events experienced by the field of scholarly publishing in the 20th century. Examining the related worlds of book, journal, and electronic publishing; information technology; and library advances, this is the first work to record the trends of the modern history of the information/knowledge transfer process. Using an analysis of the past 100 years, it also makes predications regarding future trends and the roles of the publishing and library communities in tomorrow's information marketplace

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471219293
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/16/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.24(w) x 9.53(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword (P. Wiley).

Preface (R. Abel and L. Newlin).

Acknowledgments.

1. The Growth of Printed Literature in the Twentieth Century (A. Henderson).

2. Introduction: The Change of Book and Journal Infrastructure: Two Publishers, Consolidation, and Niche Publishers (R. Abel).

3. Growth and Change in Trade Publishing: What I Learned at the Library (S. Vaughan).

4. Growth and Change in Trade Book Publishing: What I Learned From the Numbers (S. Oda).

5. Textbook Publishing (R. Follett).

6. University Press Publishing in the United States (P. Givler).

7. The Creative Role of the Professional or STM Publisher (J. Dill).

8. Diversity and the Growth of Serious/Scholarly/Scientific Journals (A. Henderson).

9. From Bibliotheque to Omnitheque (A. Veaner).

10. Development of Public Libraries (B. Dean).

11. The Growth of Scholarly and Scientific Libraries (H. Edelman).

12. Appearance and Growth of Computer and Electronic Products in Libraries (R. Shoffner).

13. The Economic Crisis in Libraries: Causes and Effects (M. Gorman).

14. The Impact of the Library Budget Crisis on Scholarly Publishing (J. Goellner).

15. The Place of Scholarly and Scientific Libraries in an Increasingly and More Widespread Competitive Information Knowledge Marketplace (C. Hamaker).

Conclusion (R. Abel and L. Newlin).

Coda (K. Strauch and B. Strauch).

Index.

Contributors.

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