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Academic and Professional Publishing by Ian Borthwick, Ed Pentz, Robert Campbell

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Development of book publishing business models and finances

Frances Pinter, with the assistance of Laura White

Abstract:

This chapter covers the various forms and financial profiles of academic and professional book publishing. It looks back at the history of how this genre developed and how it is now adapting to the opportunities and challenges of the digital age. Ranging widely it covers hotly debated issues such as copyright, licensing terms, open access, digital production workflows and what steps need to be taken to make the most of digital while still preserving the values and skills of professional publishing.

Key words

Academic book publishing

scholarly book publishing

professional book publishing

open access and books

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