Morris et al: The Handbook of Journal Publishing

Cover of Morris et al, The Handbook of Journal Publishing

A practical guide to the process of publishing journals.

From the book:

“We should not forget that changes in printing technology made a huge difference to scholarly communication long before the advent of computers, let alone the Internet. Indeed, the first published journals were themselves the successors of correspondence between scientists on the one hand, and meetings of learned societites and the like on the other; with the advent of printing, it became possible to widen the cope of both…”

The Handbook of Journal Publishing
Cambridge University Press
Hardback, paperback, ebook, 2013
480pp
Sally Morris, Ed Barnas, Douglas LaFrenier and Margaret Reich have all worked in scholarly publishing.

Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
1 Introduction to Journals
2 Managing Journals
3 Editing
4 The Production Process
5 Journal Metrics
6 Marketing and Sales
7 Fulfillment
8 Journal Finances
9 Subsidiary Income
10 Contract Publishing
11 Copyright and Other Legal Aspects
12 Ethical Issues
13 The Future of Scholarly Communication
Appendix 1: Glossary
Appendix 2: Resources
Appendix 3: Vendors

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