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Academic and Professional Publishing

Book2012

Edited by:

Robert Campbell, Ed Pentz and Ian Borthwick

Academic and Professional Publishing

Book2012

 

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Edited by:

Robert Campbell, Ed Pentz and Ian Borthwick

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    1 - Introduction: overview of academic and professional publishing

    Robert Campbell

    Pages 1-14

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    2 - Peer review in a rapidly evolving publishing landscape

    Irene Hames

    Pages 15-52

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    3 - The scholarly ecosystem

    Michael Jubb

    Pages 53-77

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    4 - The digital revolution

    Michael Clarke

    Pages 79-98

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    5 - Publishing and communication strategies

    David Green and Rod Cookson

    Pages 99-144

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    6 - Development of journal publishing business models and finances

    John S. Haynes

    Pages 145-169

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    7 - Development of book publishing business models and finances: Frances Pinter, with the assistance of Laura White

    Pages 171-193

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    8 - Editorial and production workflows

    Volker Böing

    Pages 195-213

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    9 - Electronic publishing standards

    Todd Carpenter

    Pages 215-241

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    10 - Citation, bibliometrics and quality: assessing impact and usage

    Adam Finch

    Pages 243-267

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    11 - Relating content to the user

    Joy van Baren

    Pages 269-287

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    12 - Sales, licensing and marketing

    Tony O’Rourke

    Pages 289-314

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    13 - The evolving role of libraries in the scholarly ecosystem

    Keith Webster

    Pages 315-336

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    14 - Publishing ethics and integrity

    Elizabeth Wager

    Pages 337-354

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    15 - Legal aspects and copyright

    Mark Seeley and Lois Wasoff

    Pages 355-383

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    16 - Relationship management

    Caroline Black

    Pages 385-411

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    17 - Does journal publishing have a future?

    Michael Mabe

    Pages 413-440

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    18 - External forces and their impacts on academic and professional publishing

    Kent Anderson

    Pages 441-456

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    19 - Career development in academic and professional publishing

    Nicholas Canty and Anthony Watkinson

    Pages 457-470

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    20 - Epilogue: trust in academic and professional publishing

    Ed Pentz

    Pages 471-481

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    Index

    Pages 483-496

About the book

Description

Academic and professional publishing represents a diverse communications industry rooted in the scholarly ecosystem, peer review, and added value products and services. Publishers in this field play a critical and trusted role, registering, certifying, disseminating and preserving knowledge across scientific, technical and medical (STM), humanities and social science disciplines. Academic and Professional Publishing draws together expert publishing professionals, to provide comprehensive insight into the key developments in the industry and the innovative and multi-disciplinary approaches being applied to meet novel challenges.

This book consists of 20 chapters covering what publishers do, how they work to add value and what the future may bring. Topics include: peer-review; the scholarly ecosystem; the digital revolution; publishing and communication strategies; business models and finances; editorial and production workflows; electronic publishing standards; citation and bibliometrics; user experience; sales, licensing and marketing; the evolving role of libraries; ethics and integrity; legal and copyright aspects; relationship management; the future of journal publishing; the impact of external forces; career development; and trust in academic and professional publishing.

This book presents a comprehensive review of the integrated approach publishers take to support and improve communications within academic and professional publishing.

Academic and professional publishing represents a diverse communications industry rooted in the scholarly ecosystem, peer review, and added value products and services. Publishers in this field play a critical and trusted role, registering, certifying, disseminating and preserving knowledge across scientific, technical and medical (STM), humanities and social science disciplines. Academic and Professional Publishing draws together expert publishing professionals, to provide comprehensive insight into the key developments in the industry and the innovative and multi-disciplinary approaches being applied to meet novel challenges.

This book consists of 20 chapters covering what publishers do, how they work to add value and what the future may bring. Topics include: peer-review; the scholarly ecosystem; the digital revolution; publishing and communication strategies; business models and finances; editorial and production workflows; electronic publishing standards; citation and bibliometrics; user experience; sales, licensing and marketing; the evolving role of libraries; ethics and integrity; legal and copyright aspects; relationship management; the future of journal publishing; the impact of external forces; career development; and trust in academic and professional publishing.

This book presents a comprehensive review of the integrated approach publishers take to support and improve communications within academic and professional publishing.

Key Features

  • Brings together expert publishing professionals to provide an authoritative insight into industry developments
  • Details the challenges publishers face and the leading-edge processes and procedures used to meet them
  • Discusses the range of new communication channels and business models that suit the wide variety of subject areas publishers work in
  • Brings together expert publishing professionals to provide an authoritative insight into industry developments
  • Details the challenges publishers face and the leading-edge processes and procedures used to meet them
  • Discusses the range of new communication channels and business models that suit the wide variety of subject areas publishers work in

Details

ISBN

978-1-84334-669-2

Language

English

Published

2012

Copyright

Copyright © 2012 Woodhead Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.

Imprint

Chandos Publishing

Editors

Robert Campbell

Ed Pentz

Ian Borthwick