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68 Things Academic Publishers Do

June 29, 2016

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By Francine O’Sullivan

A few years ago I read a blogpost in The Scholarly Kitchen on on ‘A Proposed List – 60 Things Journal Publishers Do’ and it inspired me to come up with my own list of 60 things book publishers do. The are interesting times and so that list is now somewhat out of date and so I have revised it to include 68 things a high quality academic book publisher will do to help disseminate good research, maximise citations and protect their authors’ work and interests. Times are moving fast so it is very much a work in progress but I hope it gives an idea of the kind of value you should expect your publisher to add to the research process. […]

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Selecting, Accepting and Rejecting: tips for up and coming scholars on getting published – by Matthew Pitman

June 25, 2015

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If you are at the stage of your career (or research) where publishing a book is on the horizon, there are a number of factors to consider.  Matthew Pitman, Senior Commissioning Editor at Edward Elgar Publishing, offers some advice about the options and choices involved.

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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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