E-books and e-publishing by Sam Vaknin

By Sam Vaknin

Show description

Read or Download E-books and e-publishing PDF

Similar publishing & books books

Enemies of Promise: Publishing, Perishing, and the Eclipse of Scholarship

Why should still books force the tutorial hierarchy? This debatable query posed by way of Lindsay Waters ignited fierce debate within the academy and its presses, as he warned that the "publish or perish" dictum used to be breaking down the tutorial procedure within the usa. Waters hones his argument during this pamphlet with a brand new set of questions that problem the formerly unassailable hyperlink among publishing and tenure.

The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765-1810

A publishing phenomenon begun in Glasgow in 1765. Uniform pocket variants of the English Poets published through Robert and Andrew Foulis shaped the 1st hyperlink in a series of literary items that has grown ever given that, as we see from sequence like Penguin Classics and Oxford international Classics. Bonnell explores the origins of this phenomenon, analysing greater than a dozen multi-volume poetry collections that sprang from the British press over the following part century.

Old Books, New Technologies: The Representation, Conservation and Transformation of Books since 1700

As we depend more and more on electronic assets, and libraries discard huge components in their older collections, what's our accountability to maintain 'old books' for the long run? David McKitterick's energetic and wide-ranging learn explores how previous books were represented and interpreted from the eighteenth century to the current day.

Novel & Short Story Writer’s Market 2016: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published

The easiest source for purchasing YOUR FICTION PUBLISHEDNovel & brief tale Writer's marketplace 2016 is the one source you must get your brief tales, novellas, and novels released. As with earlier versions, Novel & brief tale Writer's industry bargains 1000's of listings for ebook publishers, literary brokers, fiction courses, contests, and extra.

Additional info for E-books and e-publishing

Example text

First, scholarly authors tend to transfer copyright in their articles to the journals that publish them. ) For most journal articles, then, copyright protects publishers, not authors. But this hasn't stopped scholars from writing journal articles. Second, authors of scholarly journal articles are not paid for them, whether they transfer copyright or not. Authors consent to this practice and willingly submit their articles to journals that don't pay for submissions. Scholarly authors are paid by their institutions, not by readers, which frees them from the market in deciding what to write.

People are generally willing to pay for specific or customized information, tailored to their idiosyncratic needs, provided in a timely manner, and by authorities in the field. The more general and "featureless" the information, the more reluctant people are to dip into their pockets (probably because there are many free substitutes). (2) The nature of the audience. The more targeted the information, the more it caters to the needs of a unique, or specific group, the more often it has to be updated ("maintained"), the less indiscriminately applicable it is, and especially if it deals with money, health, sex, or relationships - the more valuable it is and the more people are willing to pay for it.

In fact, it may Part I"). In other words, as 39 still be several years before his dream of universally-available literature comes true. Nevertheless, Michael's efforts have inspired thousands of people around the world who now share his vision. The progress of Project Gutenberg has been slower than many hoped, but it has definitely helped to push forward the great eBook dream which I share. org. Michael S. ) and a former Visiting Scientist at Carnegie Mellon University was a Fellow of the Internet Archive for the year 2000.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.39 of 5 – based on 16 votes