Handbook of Journal Publishing
The Handbook of Journal Publishing is a comprehensive reference work written by experienced professionals, covering all aspects of journal publishing, both online and in print. Changes in recent years in the way journals are produced, financed and More...
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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The Handbook of Journal Publishing is a comprehensive reference work written by experienced professionals, covering all aspects of journal publishing, both online and in print. Changes in recent years in the way journals are produced, financed and used make this an especially turbulent and challenging time for journal publishers - and for authors, readers and librarians. The Handbook offers a thorough guide to the journal publishing process, from editing and production through marketing, sales and fulfilment, with chapters on management, finances, metrics, copyright and ethical issues. It provides a wealth of practical tools, including checklists, sample documents, worked examples, alternative scenarios and extensive lists of resources, which readers can use in their day-to-day work. Between them, the authors have been involved in every aspect of journal publishing over several decades and bring to the text their experience working for a wide range of publishers in both the not-for-profit and commercial sectors.
Ed Barnas has spent over thirty-five years in scholarly journal publishing and his expertise covers a gamut of publishing activities from submission through publication in print and electronic forms. His experience covers both the sciences and the humanities in both the not-for-profit and for-profit sectors at Cambridge University Press, Raven Press, John Wiley and Sons and the American Institute of Physics. He has been active in a number of publishing groups and served a term as President of the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP).
Douglas LaFrenier has held a variety of advertising, marketing and sales positions at Macmillan, McGraw-Hill, W. H. Freeman and Company, the consulting firm Robert Ubell Associates and the American Institute of Physics. He has been a frequent speaker at meetings of the Society for Scholarly Publishing, PSP, the Special Libraries Association, the Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives and the Charleston Conference on Issues in Book and Serial Acquisitions.
Margaret Reich has been working in scholarly publishing for over twenty-five years. Her experience is in senior management, including strategic planning at non-profit organizations; editorial policy; journal business models and pricing; and implementing online journal features. A Past President of the Society for Scholarly Publishing, Margaret has also served on its Board of Directors and has performed committee service for SSP and the Council of Science Editors (CSE).
|Preface and acknowledgements|
|Introduction to journals|
|The production process|
|Marketing and sales|
|Copyright and other legal aspects|
|The future of scholarly communication|