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

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Career development in academic and professional publishing

Nicholas Canty and Anthony Watkinson

Abstract:

This chapter sets out the options available to entrants into this publishing sector and considers subsequent career development. There are now various professional qualifications and training courses available both for those entering the sector and for those at various levels within it. The academic and professional publishing industry increasingly seeks people who have digital skills whether they are in editorial or marketing: knowledge of and preferably experience of technology is now considered vital. This chapter was written following a survey and interviews conducted by the authors with individuals working across academic and ...

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