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Whether you are a graduate student seeking to publish your first article, a new Ph.D. revising your dissertation for publication, or an experienced author working on a new monograph, textbook, or digital publication, Handbook for Academic Authors provides reliable, concise advice about selecting the best publisher for your work, maintaining an optimal relationship with your publisher, submitting manuscripts to book and journal publishers, working with editors, navigating the production process, and helping to market your book. It also offers information about illustrations, indexes, permissions, and contracts and includes a chapter on revising dissertations and one on the financial aspects of publishing. The book covers not only scholarly monographs but also textbooks, anthologies, multiauthor books, and trade books. The fifth edition has been revised and updated to align with new technological and financial realities, taking into account the impact of digital technology and the changes it has made in authorship and publishing.Read more
- Easy-to-follow, practical advice
- Thorough explanation of the publishing process
- Integration of new digital technologies
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- Edition: 5th Edition
- Date Published: September 2009
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9780521144094
- length: 298 pages
- dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17 mm
- weight: 0.44kg
- contains: 3 b/w illus.
- availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
Table of Contents
1. The publishing partnership
2. Journal articles
3. Revising a dissertation
4. Finding a publisher for the scholarly book
5. Working with your publisher
6. Multiauthor books and anthologies
7. Finding a publisher for the college textbook
8. Working with your textbook publisher
9. Books for general readers
10. The mechanics of authorship
11. Costs and prices
12. Born digital.
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