An up-to-date and comprehensive handbook written by experienced professionals, covering all aspects of journal publishing, both online and in print.
Cover Contents Preface and acknowledgments 1 Introduction to journals What is a journal? The purpose of journals The development of journals References Further reading 2 Managing journals Introduction - what is management? Publishing policy Managing the list Growing the list Managing relationships and maintaining communications Managing existing journals Improving editorial impact Starting a journal Acquiring an existing journal Auditing Dealing with an ailing journal In extremis Pruning the list Training in journal publishing In conclusion References Further reading 3 Editing Introduction The Editorial team Editorial roles within the publishing house References Further reading 4 The production process Electronic submission and peer-review systems Print production Online journals Conclusion References Further reading 5 Journal metrics Why measure journals? Journal citation metrics Journal usage metrics Peer-review-based journal classification systems The rise of nonjournal metrics Using citation and usage data for journaldevelopment References 6 Marketing and sales Introduction Journal marketing and the "virtuous circle" The evolving journal marketplace Pricing, usage, and value The power of "free" The role of subscription agents Emerging markets What does the marketing department do? The sales function Conclusion References Further reading 7 Fulfillment Introduction Outsource, or manage in-house? Subscriptions and renewals Gracing When is a subscription "new"? Licensing "deals" What do fulfillment reports measure? Working with subscription agents The customer database Claims Resolving "abuse" problems. Individual and member subscriptions When journals change hands Conclusion References 8 Journal finances Introduction Basic terms Business models Profit and loss - an overview Working with the profit and loss statement Accounts for journals Pricing policy Conclusion References Further reading 9 Subsidiary income Introduction Alternative modes of access Royalties, rights, and permissions Digital archives Aggregators Author-side payments Institutional memberships Advertising Sponsorship Grants Back issues List rentals Metadata Conclusion References Further reading 10 Contract publishing Introduction Identifying a partner The RFP process Negotiating a contract and managing the transition Managing the society journal The renewal process Termination and transition Conclusion References Further reading 11 Copyright and other legal aspects Copyright Contracts Other legal areas What if it all goes wrong? References Further reading 12 Ethical issues How ethical issues are found Types of ethical issue Dealing with ethical issues References Further reading 13 The future of scholarly communication Scholarly communication The drivers of change How change has affected journals … and what hasn't changed How change has affected scholars … and what hasn't changed The role of journal publication A vision of the future? Is there a place for publishers (and librarians)? References Further reading Appendix 1 Glossary Appendix 2 Resources Organizations Journals, magazines, newsletters, and blogs Websites and email lists Appendix 3 Vendors Authoring and citation management systems Online submission and peer-review systems. Word to XML text conversion systems Hosting platforms Aggregators Abstracting and indexing services Subscription agents Sales agents Distribution houses Publishing consultants Document delivery suppliers Index.
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