Scholarly Publishing: Books, Journals, Publishers, and Libraries in the Twentieth Century / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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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
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About the Author
Richard E. Abel and Lyman W. Newlin are the authors of Scholarly Publishing: Books, Journals, Publishers, and Libraries in the Twentieth Century, published by Wiley.
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: TwoPublishers, Consolidation, and Niche Publishers (R. Abel).3. Growth and Change in Trade Publishing: What I Learned at theLibrary (S. Vaughan).4. Growth and Change in Trade Book Publishing: What I Learned Fromthe 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/ScientificJournals (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 inLibraries (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 anIncreasingly and More Widespread Competitive Information KnowledgeMarketplace (C. Hamaker).Conclusion (R. Abel and L. Newlin).Coda (K. Strauch and B. Strauch).Index.Contributors.