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Handbook for Academic Authors

5th Edition

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  • Date Published: September 2009
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521144094

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About the Authors
  • 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.

    • Easy-to-follow, practical advice
    • Thorough explanation of the publishing process
    • Integration of new digital technologies
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    Product details

    • 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: Available
  • 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.

  • Author

    Beth Luey
    Beth Luey is the founding director emerita of the Scholarly Publishing Program at Arizona State University and has edited books for many university presses and textbook publishers. She has been the editor of Documentary Editing and Publishing Research Quarterly and is a past president of the Association for Documentary Editing and the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing. She has won numerous teaching awards, as well as the Lyman Butterfield Award from the Association for Documentary Editing, and has published articles in Book History, Documentary Editing, Publishing Research Quarterly, and the Journal of Scholarly Publishing. She now lives on the South Coast of Massachusetts and conducts faculty development workshops throughout the United States.

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