Posts Tagged: scholarly publishing

On publishing 53 interesting ideas

Under our P&H imprint, we — that is, Frontinus Ltd — publish a series of books called Professional and Higher Education. Each book contains 53 practical ideas. The content concerns various aspects of teaching, learning, and (more recently) research in

On publishing 53 interesting ideas

Under our P&H imprint, we — that is, Frontinus Ltd — publish a series of books called Professional and Higher Education. Each book contains 53 practical ideas. The content concerns various aspects of teaching, learning, and (more recently) research in

Publishing and bibliography (3): proposal for classifying grey literature

In a previous post, I set out reasons why I believe grey literature will continue to grow in importance: Why do I say that the importance of grey literature will continue to grow? In part, because it harmonises with developments

Publishing and bibliography (3): proposal for classifying grey literature

In a previous post, I set out reasons why I believe grey literature will continue to grow in importance: Why do I say that the importance of grey literature will continue to grow? In part, because it harmonises with developments

Publishing and bibliography (1): signalling the genre

One of the common problems I’ve found with book proposals in professional and academic publishing is that authors don’t always pay enough attention to genre. They often fail to state explicitly what genre a proposed book would fall into. This creates

Publishing and bibliography (1): signalling the genre

One of the common problems I’ve found with book proposals in professional and academic publishing is that authors don’t always pay enough attention to genre. They often fail to state explicitly what genre a proposed book would fall into. This creates

Learning about publishing: The Publishing Meeting

Anthony Haynes writes: I’ve designed a simulation to use to help people learn about publishing. I designed it originally to be used on training courses for authors and prospective authors. The thinking is: if authors can understand more about how

Learning about publishing: The Publishing Meeting

Anthony Haynes writes: I’ve designed a simulation to use to help people learn about publishing. I designed it originally to be used on training courses for authors and prospective authors. The thinking is: if authors can understand more about how

The Publishing Business: a review

The publishing business: from p-books to e-books by Kelvin Smith (AVA, 2012) is an introductory textbook aimed primarily at students on Publishing Studies courses. Though the book is international in scope, the implied reader is I think UK-based. The book is

The Publishing Business: a review

The publishing business: from p-books to e-books by Kelvin Smith (AVA, 2012) is an introductory textbook aimed primarily at students on Publishing Studies courses. Though the book is international in scope, the implied reader is I think UK-based. The book is

Scholarly and professional publishing: a question of strategy

As a publisher, I’ve often been consulted by researchers pondering the question of whether to write for a scholarly audience, a popular one, or both. Much research is potentially of interest to both types of audience: what then should the

Scholarly and professional publishing: a question of strategy

As a publisher, I’ve often been consulted by researchers pondering the question of whether to write for a scholarly audience, a popular one, or both. Much research is potentially of interest to both types of audience: what then should the

What does a publisher do? Commission covers

What does a publisher do? is a series of posts designed to answer that question, interpreted not in the sense of “What functions does a publisher seek to fulfil?” but rather “What operations does a publisher (well, this publisher at

What does a publisher do? Commission covers

What does a publisher do? is a series of posts designed to answer that question, interpreted not in the sense of “What functions does a publisher seek to fulfil?” but rather “What operations does a publisher (well, this publisher at