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By Robert Campbell, Ed Pentz, Ian Borthwick

ISBN-10: 1780633092

ISBN-13: 9781780633091

ISBN-10: 1843346699

ISBN-13: 9781843346692

Educational publishing represents a various communications rooted within the scholarly surroundings, peer evaluation, and additional worth services and products. Publishers during this box play a serious and relied on function, registering, certifying, disseminating and conserving wisdom throughout clinical, technical and clinical (STM), humanities and social technology disciplines. educational Publishing attracts jointly professional publishing execs, to supply accomplished perception into the foremost advancements within the and the cutting edge and multi-disciplinary ways being utilized to satisfy novel challenges.

This booklet includes 20 chapters overlaying what publishers do, how they paintings so as to add worth and what the long run may well carry. subject matters contain: peer-review; the scholarly environment; the electronic revolution; publishing and conversation options; company versions and funds; editorial and creation workflows; digital publishing criteria; quotation and bibliometrics; person event; revenues, licensing and advertising; the evolving position of libraries; ethics and integrity; felony and copyright points; courting administration; the way forward for magazine publishing; the effect of exterior forces; occupation improvement; and belief in educational publishing.

This e-book provides a entire overview of the built-in strategy publishers take to aid and increase communications inside educational publishing.

  • Brings jointly professional publishing execs to supply an authoritative perception into developments
  • Details the demanding situations publishers face and the modern tactics and strategies used to fulfill them
  • Discusses the diversity of latest communique channels and company types that go well with the big variety of topic parts publishers paintings in

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The overwhelming majority of researchers in the large international surveys carried out by Ware and Monkman (2008) and Sense About Science (2009) considered that peer review greatly helps scientific communication, without it there would be no control, and that the accuracy and quality of work that has not been peer reviewed cannot be trusted. Around 90 per cent of the respondents in both surveys felt that their own last accepted paper had been improved by peer review – an important element that is often overlooked.

2). , 2007, p. 2). There is ongoing research into peer review, but this comes mostly from the biomedical field. htm). A review has also been carried out of studies published between 1945 and 1997 on a wide range of aspects of editorial peer review and covering the scholarly literature spectrum (Weller, 2001). Publishers of scholarly journals play an important role in peer review, having invested heavily in both the supporting technological infrastructure and management of the peer-review process.

Burlingame, CA: Outsell. Wates, E. and Campbell, R. (2007) Author’s version vs publisher’s version; an analysis of the copy-editing function. Learned Publishing, 20: 121–9. 14 2 Peer review in a rapidly evolving publishing landscape Irene Hames Abstract: Pre-publication peer review has long been recognised as a cornerstone of scholarly publishing. Despite various criticisms and a number of shortcomings, this scrutiny and critical assessment by experts is still considered essential by many. This chapter describes the realistic expectations of peer review and what constitutes good practice, emphasising the important role of the editor.

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