Category Archives: Open access

What’s the best guide to journal publishing?

In 1997 Cambridge University Press (CUP) published a revised edition of Journal Publishing, by Gillian Page, Robert Campbell, and Jack Meadows. I was an admirer of that book: it was broad in scope, rich in content, professional in treatment and

What’s the best guide to journal publishing?

In 1997 Cambridge University Press (CUP) published a revised edition of Journal Publishing, by Gillian Page, Robert Campbell, and Jack Meadows. I was an admirer of that book: it was broad in scope, rich in content, professional in treatment and

Open access publishing: a view from Cambridge

A little local post: The admirable Cambridge Publishing Society (CAMPUS) is holding a meeting entitled “Open access: what’s all the fuss about?”. The speaker is Dr Rupert Gatti, co-founder of Cambridge-based Open Book Publishers and fellow of Trinity College. When?

Open access publishing: a view from Cambridge

A little local post: The admirable Cambridge Publishing Society (CAMPUS) is holding a meeting entitled “Open access: what’s all the fuss about?”. The speaker is Dr Rupert Gatti, co-founder of Cambridge-based Open Book Publishers and fellow of Trinity College. When?

Originally posted on Yakov Fain's Blog:
 1812 Imagine I wanted to write a book about Web development in the year 1812. Which tools would I need? I’d need an ink, a quill pen, and a stack of paper. To…

Originally posted on Yakov Fain's Blog:
 1812 Imagine I wanted to write a book about Web development in the year 1812. Which tools would I need? I’d need an ink, a quill pen, and a stack of paper. To…

Scriffon – review of cloud publishing resource

For the first of a number of reviews of cloud publishing resources I have selected what must be the simplest – Scriffon. It is a cloud publishing resource in the sense that it allows readers to access text without downloading.

Scriffon – review of cloud publishing resource

For the first of a number of reviews of cloud publishing resources I have selected what must be the simplest – Scriffon. It is a cloud publishing resource in the sense that it allows readers to access text without downloading.

Beyond The Bookseller Industry Awards

The Bookseller has announced the nominations for the 2012 Industry Awards. The shortlists, and the subsequent awards, provide a welcome means of recognising successful endeavours in the industry. The lists act as beacons too, highlighting examples of good practice worthy

Beyond The Bookseller Industry Awards

The Bookseller has announced the nominations for the 2012 Industry Awards. The shortlists, and the subsequent awards, provide a welcome means of recognising successful endeavours in the industry. The lists act as beacons too, highlighting examples of good practice worthy

Reading on the cloud – an opportunity for scholarly publishing?

Scholarly publishers make their publications available in a variety of formats. They include hardback books, softback books, PDFs, ePubs, braille editions, and anthologised, serialised or translated text. Each format has its own advantages and disadvantages. Print books, for example, may

Reading on the cloud – an opportunity for scholarly publishing?

Scholarly publishers make their publications available in a variety of formats. They include hardback books, softback books, PDFs, ePubs, braille editions, and anthologised, serialised or translated text. Each format has its own advantages and disadvantages. Print books, for example, may

The case for grey literature

Grey (or gray) literature has been growing in importance for decades and will continue to do so. It has certainly grown in volume as governments, think tanks, charities, and other  non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have expanded their publishing programmes. It’s also

The case for grey literature

Grey (or gray) literature has been growing in importance for decades and will continue to do so. It has certainly grown in volume as governments, think tanks, charities, and other  non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have expanded their publishing programmes. It’s also