ECU Libraries Catalog

Academic and professional publishing / edited by Robert Campbell, Ed Pentz and Ian Borthwick.

Other author/creatorCampbell, Robert, 1946-
Other author/creatorPentz, Ed.
Other author/creatorBorthwick, Ian.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoOxford : Chandos Publishing, 2012.
Descriptionxxvii, 496 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Chandos publishing series
Publishing series. ^A1010895
Contents Introduction : overview of academic and professional publishing / Robert Campbell -- Peer review in a rapidly evolving publishing landscape / Irene Hames -- The scholarly ecosystem / Michael Jubb -- The digital revolution / Michael Clarke -- Publishing and communication strategies / David Green and Rod Cookson -- Development of journal publishing business models and finances / John S. Haynes -- Development of book publishing business models and finances / Frances Pinter, with the assistance of Laura White -- Editorial and production workflows / Volker Böing -- Electronic publishing standards / Todd Carpenter -- Citation, bibliometrics and quality : assessing impact and usage / Adam Finch -- Relating content to the user / Joy van Baren -- Sales, licensing and marketing / Tony O'Rourke -- The evolving role of libraries in the scholarly ecosystem / Keith Webster -- Publishing ethics and integrity / Elizabeth Wager -- Legal aspects and copyright / Mark Seeley and Lois Wasoff -- Relationship management / Caroline Black -- Does journal publishing have a future? / Michael Mabe -- External forces and their impacts on academic and professional publishing / Kent Anderson -- Career development in academic and professional publishing / Nicholas Canty and Anthony Watkinson -- Epilogue : trust in academic and professional publishing / Ed Pentz.
Summary "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"--Publisher description.
General noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.

Available Items

Library Location Call Number Status Item Actions
Joyner General Stacks Z286.S37 A23 2012 ✔ Available Place Hold