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The State of Scholarly Publishing

Challenges and Opportunities

Author: Harold Laski

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351473379

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 267

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For decades, university presses and other scholarly and professional publishers in the United States played a pivotal role in the transmission of scholarly knowledge. Their books and journals became the "gold standard" in many academic fields for tenure, promotion, and merit pay. Their basic business model was successful, since this diverse collection of presses had a unique value proposition. They dominated the scholarly publishing field with preeminent sales in three major markets or channels of distribution: libraries and institutions; college and graduate school adoptions; and general readers (i.e., sales to general retailers).Yet this insulated world changed abruptly in the late 1990s. What happened? This book contains a superb series of articles originally published in The Journal of Scholarly Publishing, by some of the best experts on scholarly communication in the western hemisphere, Europe, Asia, and Africa. These authors analyze in depth the diverse and exciting challenges and opportunities scholars, universities, and publishers face in what is a period of unusual turbulence in scholarly publishing.The topics given attention include: copyrights, the transformation of scholarly publishing from a print format to a digital one, open access, scholarly publishing in emerging nations, problems confronting journals, and information on how certain academic disciplines are coping with the transformation of scholarly publishing. This book is a must read for anyone interested in the scholarly publishing industry's past, its current focus, or future plans and developments.

Secrets of Scholarly Publishing in International Journals

Author: David Thenuwara Gamage,Joseph I. Zajda

Publisher: James Nicholas Publishers

ISBN: 1875408401

Category: Academic writing

Page: 62

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Seeing your work published in an international scholarly journal for the first time is one of the most exciting experiences. In this guide, David Gamage (University of Newcastle) and Joseph Zajda (Australian Catholic University, Melbourne Campus), by drawing from their experiences in academic life, combined with the impressive record of publication of their works in numerous scholarly journals and books, present useful tips and encourage academics and graduate students to place greater importance upon the publication of their current research findings in suitable international refereed scholarly journals. The aim of this work is to demystify the process of successful publishing in international journals, by offering strategically significant insights and useful checklists that are likely to increase one’s chances of being published.

Directory of Scholarly Journals in Turkey

Author: Nazmi Kozak

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 1443874744

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 540

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Scholarly journals are the capillaries of the scientific world, ensuring the circulation of knowledge. Moreover, scholarly journals guide and indicate the scientific development in an academic field of study or in a country. Scholarly journals, which transfer and spread scientific information, are intended to properly fulfill their functions, preventing the transfer of imperfect or incorrect information to the science world. Significant issues are, therefore, inevitable in the characteristics of scientific studies in such disciplines and countries where the scholarly journals do not fulfill their functions properly. This study encompasses all scholarly journals published in Turkey in all fields of science and other disciplines. The reference questions in this study are grouped under three main categories: the contact and publication information, article evaluation, and publishing information. The number of journals in this present study totals 1,910.

Translation and Academic Journals

The Evolving Landscape of Scholarly Publishing

Author: Yifeng Sun

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137522097

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 205

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This volume comes at a time of rapid expansion in the discipline of Translation Studies and the growth of related journals. Experts and editors of leading journals in the field probe the interactive relationship between the production of journals and the development of Translation Studies and provide a contextual framework for evaluating the field.

Scholarly Publishing in Africa

Opportunities & Impediments

Author: Solani Ngobeni

Publisher: African Books Collective

ISBN: 0798302275

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 378

View: 1838

Sadly, the same cannot be said about scholarly publishing which to all intents and purposes continues to remain the flotsam and jetsam of the African publishing landscape. --

Scholarly publishing

books, journals, publishers, and libraries in the twentieth century

Author: Lyman W. Newlin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 318

View: 6141

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

International Journal of Research and Scholarly Communication

Ijoras

Author: Royallite Publishers

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781986182966

Category:

Page: 100

View: 5666

International Journal of Research and Scholarly Communication is a unique type of journal which publishes investigative research papers across all disciplines/areas. It also publishes global issues such as electoral challenges, health, education, politics, technology, ecosystem, wildlife among many others. It also publishes articles on humanities, social sciences, education, languages, law, political science, medicine, engineering etc.

Successful Publishing in Scholarly Journals

Author: Bruce Thyer

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780803948372

Category: Education

Page: 127

View: 5506

Offering an insider's view of the subject, this practical guide demystifies the process of publishing in scholarly journals. The author explains how to increase the chances of having articles accepted, how to market published articles and how to achieve a consistent level of productive publishing.

The Thesis and the Book

A Guide for First-Time Academic Authors

Author: Eleanor Harman,Ian Montagnes,Siobhan McMenemy,Chris Bucci

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 1442690917

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 176

View: 6098

The academic caveat Publish or Perish is not a new one, and for over a quarter of a century, The Thesis and the Book has come to the aid of graduate students in their quest for publication. The doctoral dissertation, usually the first book-length study completed by a scholar, is, however, only rarely publishable as a book. Understanding the differences between the two forms is a crucial part of one's education as a scholar and is equally important in appreciating the endeavours of scholarly publishers. The Thesis and the Book: A Guide for First-Time Academic Authors, revised and expanded in this second edition, will continue to provide the best overview of the process of revising a dissertation for publication. Drawing on the expertise of the contributors, all of whom are editors, publishers, and scholars themselves, the chapters present the rudimentary differences between a thesis and a book (including matters of purpose and audience), give guidance on the necessary stylistic, technical, and structural revisions to the dissertation, and offer advice to first-time authors who must not only revise their work to satisfy prospective publishers, but also learn a good deal of the ins and outs of scholarly publishing. The Thesis and the Book will continue to be of great value to graduating doctoral students seeking publication and to the faculty members who supervise these students. It will also be of value to acquisitions editors at scholarly presses, who must contend with the submission of revised dissertations for publication.

Handbook of Research on Scholarly Publishing and Research Methods

Author: Wang, Victor C. X.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466674105

Category: Reference

Page: 589

View: 9170

For faculty to advance their careers in higher education, publishing is essential. A competitive marketplace, strict research standards, and scrupulous tenure committees are all challenges academicians face in publishing their research and achieving tenure at their institutions. The Handbook of Research on Scholarly Publishing and Research Methods assists researchers in navigating the field of scholarly publishing through a careful analysis of multidisciplinary research topics and recent trends in the industry. With its broad, practical focus, this handbook is of particular use to researchers, scholars, professors, graduate students, and librarians.

Transforming Scholarly Publishing Through Open Access

A Bibliography

Author: Charles Wesley Bailey

Publisher: Charles W Bailey Jr

ISBN: 1453780815

Category: Reference

Page: 176

View: 3156

Can scholarly journal articles and other scholarly works be made freely available on the Internet? The open access movement says "yes," and it is having a significant impact on scholarly publishing. There are two major open access strategies: (1) open access journals publish articles (typically peer-reviewed articles) that are free of charge and may be able to be reused under an open license (e.g., a Creative Commons license), and (2) self-archiving of digital e-prints (typically prepublication versions of articles) by authors in digital repositories, where they can be accessed free of charge and sometimes reused. Transforming Scholarly Publishing through Open Access: A Bibliography, which has over 1,100 references, provides in-depth coverage of published journal articles, books, and other works about the open access movement. Many references have links to freely available copies of included works.

The Handbook of Journal Publishing

Author: Sally Morris,Ed Barnas,Douglas LaFrenier

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107020859

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 467

View: 8757

An up-to-date and comprehensive handbook written by experienced professionals, covering all aspects of journal publishing, both online and in print.

The Handbook of Scholarly Writing and Publishing

Author: Tonette S. Rocco,Timothy Gary Hatcher

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470949214

Category: Education

Page: 368

View: 2032

The Handbook of Scholarly Writing and Publishing is a groundbreaking resource that offers emerging and experienced scholars from all disciplines a comprehensive review of the essential elements needed to craft scholarly papers and other writing suitable for submission to academic journals. The authors discuss the components of different types of manuscripts, explain the submission process, and offer readers suggestions for working with editors and coauthors, dealing with rejection, and rewriting and resubmitting their work. They include advice for developing quality writing skills, outline the fundamentals of a good review, and offer guidance for becoming an excellent manuscript reviewer. "One of those rare books that will teach you something new every time you pick it up. It belongs on the desks of emerging scholars and writing professors everywhere."—Nancy L. Zimpher, chancellor, The State University of New York "Rocco and Hatcher have done every scholar, doctoral student, and committee chair a huge favor by putting this book together. Now in one place we can find resources to help graduate students and scholars get over their writing blocks and fear of writing, and learn how to write successfully."—Alan L. Carsrud, Loretta Rogers Chair of Entrepreneurship Research, Ryerson University, and associate editor, Journal of Small Business Management "This handbook performs a valuable service by collecting the wisdom of scholars from different disciplines and countries and offering publishing guidance that is both rigorous and systematic. Everyone who writes for scholarly publication will benefit from the insights provided by this book."—Tom Radko, editor, Journal of Scholarly Publishing

Scholarly Journals in the New Digital World

Author: Gérard Boismenu,Guylaine Beaudry

Publisher: University of Calgary Press

ISBN: 1552381277

Category: Computers

Page: 161

View: 2094

The world of scholarly and not-for-profit publishing is facing many challenges at the start of the twenty-first century, from technical and organisational factors to prevailing social and economic conditions. If scholarly journals, in particular, are to survive, the publishers of these journals are going to have to make dramatic changes to the ways they create and distribute them. Work is already underway at some university presses who have developed creative solutions to overcome these challenges in producing print journals. These early innovators represent an opportunity for all publishers to build on the advantages of e- publishing and possibly reach even larger audiences. This work demystifies the current state of scholarly journal publishing as well as offering a glimpse of hope for journals in the digital world. It will appeal not only to students and researchers, but to anyone who has an interest in the future of publishing."

Open Access and the Future of Scholarly Communication

Policy and Infrastructure

Author: Kevin L. Smith,Katherine A. Dickson

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1442273038

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 318

View: 6737

This volume of Creating the 21st-Century Academic Library looks closely at issues of policy and infrastructure for libraries that wish to provide leadership on their campus in the transition to more open forms of scholarship. The authors discuss how to make the case for open access on campus, as well as the political and policy implications of libraries that themselves want to become publishing entities.

The Book Publishing Industry

Author: Albert N. Greco

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113685035X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 504

View: 3466

The Book Publishing Industry focuses on consumer books (adult, juvenile, and mass market paperbacks) and reviews all major book categories to present a comprehensive overview of this diverse business. In addition to the insights and portrayals of the U.S. publishing industry, this book includes an appendix containing historical data on the industry from 1946 to the end of the twentieth century. The selective bibliography includes the latest literature, including works in marketing and economics that has a direct relationship with this dynamic industry. This third edition features a chapter on e-books and provides an overview of the current shift toward digital media in the US book publishing industry.

Aus der Mitte entspringt ein Fluß

Roman

Author: Norman Maclean

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3105609571

Category: Fiction

Page: 194

View: 7924

Die packende Geschichte zweier ungleicher Brüder, die sich trotzdem nahestehen. Ort: der Westen von Montana; die Zeit: Sommer 1937. Die Brüder treffen sich zum Fliegenfischen und verleben einige glückliche Tage. Der Ausflug nimmt jedoch ein tragisches Ende, als einer der Brüder erschlagen aufgefunden wird. Der Roman von Norman Maclean wurde überaus erfolgreich von Robert Redford verfilmt. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)

Handbook for Academic Authors

Author: Beth Luey

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521194989

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 276

View: 3682

Whether you are a graduate student seeking to publish your first article, a new Ph.D. revising your dissertation for publication, or an experienced author working on a new monograph, textbook, or digital publication, Handbook for Academic Authors provides reliable, concise advice about selecting the best publisher for your work, maintaining an optimal relationship with your publisher, submitting manuscripts to book and journal publishers, working with editors, navigating the production process, and helping to market your book. It also offers information about illustrations, indexes, permissions, and contracts and includes a chapter on revising dissertations and one on the financial aspects of publishing. The book covers not only scholarly monographs but also textbooks, anthologies, multiauthor books, and trade books. This fifth edition has been revised and updated to align with new technological and financial realities, taking into account the impact of digital technology and the changes it has made in authorship and publishing.

Journal of Scholarly Publishing

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Publishers and publishing

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Die Wissenschaftslüge

Wie uns Pseudo-Wissenschaftler das Leben schwer machen

Author: Ben Goldacre

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104003033

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 432

View: 3179

Der große Sachbuch-Bestseller aus Großbritannien: Endlich wird entlarvt, wie uns Pseudo-Wissenschaftler belügen, um uns Medizin- und Kosmetikprodukte zu verkaufen »Von Zahnärzten empfohlen«.»Von Dermatologen getestet«. Doch mit welchem Ergebnis? Woher wissen wir, ob uns eine medizinische Behandlung hilft? Wie können wir überprüfen, was uns alternative Heilmethoden wie zum Beispiel die Homöopathie versprechen? Und warum glauben kluge, kritische Menschen hanebüchene Dinge, nur weil »die Wissenschaft« sie angeblich bewiesen hat? Ben Goldacre entlarvt mit so viel Witz wie Wissen die zweifelhafte Wissenschaft hinter vermeintlich geprüften und bewiesenen Fakten und zeigt uns, wie wir mit eigenen Mitteln schlechte von guter Wissenschaft unterscheiden können.

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