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The Handbook of Journal Publishing.

Author/Creator:
Morris, Sally.
Publication:
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
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Book
1 online resource (482 pages)
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Subjects:
Scholarly periodicals -- Publishing.
Electronic journals -- Publishing.
Periodicals -- Publishing.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
An up-to-date and comprehensive handbook written by experienced professionals, covering all aspects of journal publishing, both online and in print.
Contents:
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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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Barnas, Ed.
LaFrenier, Douglas.
Reich, Margaret.
Other format:
Print version: Morris, Sally The Handbook of Journal Publishing
ISBN:
9781107306547
9781107020856
OCLC:
828302522