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Open Access Publishing

August 23, 2019

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Alex Pettifer, our Editorial Director, discusses Elgar’s approach to assessing and publishing new Open Access titles.

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Publish or Perish: Perceived Benefits versus Unintended Consequences

January 24, 2018

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Imad Moosa explores the pressure on academics to prove their worth by publishing their work.

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Writing your book: a 5 minute guide to copyright

April 3, 2017

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5-minute-guide-copyright-blogFrancine O’Sullivan, Publisher for Business & Management, explains how to avoid some of the common copyright pitfalls when preparing your manuscript. […]

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What Makes a Good Edited Scholarly Book?

February 17, 2015

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From Handbooks to conference volumes, edited books are often part of the core academic literature.  But editing scholarly books can sometimes seem daunting and confusing.  Our Law Publisher, Luke Adams, explains what makes a good edited scholarly work.

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How Academic Publishers Decide What to Publish

December 18, 2014

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Almost all academic publishers look at three key things when deciding whether to publish a proposed book. Our Executive Editor Alan Sturmer considers how authors can use this knowledge to choose the right publisher and make the best possible book proposal.

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