Inside Journal Publishing by Stephen BallInside Journal Publishing by Stephen Ball

Inside Journal Publishing

byStephen BallEditorStephen Ball

Paperback | January 8, 2018

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Inside Journal Publishingexamines what journals are, in contrast to books and magazines, and looks at the whole process of publishing journals.

Inside Journal Publishingconsiders journals from a twenty-first century business perspective, as well as exploring the importance of journals for academics, societies and libraries. Following the contemporary industry set-up, electronic and online practices are interlinked with traditional print throughout. The book includes chapters on:

  • The world of journal publishing
  • The usage and purchase of journals
  • Production
  • Marketing
  • Stakeholders
  • Open access, ethics, alternative methods of dissemination
  • The library view
  • Societies
  • Finance
  • Changing business models
  • Quality of input and output

With expert opinions and case studies, and a consideration of the practices and issues involved, this offers a comprehensive overview of journals publishing for anyone working, or training to work in or in conjunction with the industry.

Steve Ballis Publishing Field Chair and Senior Lecturer in Publishing at the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies, Oxford Brookes University. He is Assistant Editor of the distinguished journalThe Political Quarterly, and the Company Secretary of the Associated Publishing Company. He has worked in publishing in many edito...
Title:Inside Journal PublishingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:January 8, 2018Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415590949

ISBN - 13:9780415590945

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Table of Contents

List of expert opinions and case studies  List of debates and controversies  Introduction  1. What is a journal?  2. The world of journals publishing  3. How a journal is put together  4. Where journals go and how they¿re used  5. Marketing journals  6. Stakeholders  7. New ways of scholarly communication  8. The library view  9. Finance  10. Changing business models and external influences  11. Societies  12. Quality of input  13. Quality of output  14. Postscript  Glossary of terms  Index