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ERIC Number: ED407906
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 312
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-521-49892-9
ISSN: N/A
Handbook for Academic Authors. Third Edition.
Luey, Beth
This guide provides an overview of the academic publishing process and advice to prospective authors in academe on how to have their work published. Individual chapters focus on: (1) the author-publisher partnership; (2) finding an appropriate journal, submitting an effective manuscript, and speeding up the refereeing process; (3) revising a dissertation for book or journal publication; (4) various types of book publishers (university presses, commercial scholarly publishers, trade publishers, university centers and learned societies, and vanity presses) and deciding which publisher is best for a given work; (5) working with a publisher and reading a publication contract; (6) editing multiauthor works and compiling anthologies; (7) finding a publisher for a college textbook; (8) working with a textbook publisher; (9) writing and publishing for general readers; (10) the mechanics of authorship, including illustrations, permissions, proofreading, and indexing; (11) electronic manuscripts and electronic publishing; and (12) costs and prices of books. An appendix provides sources of grants for publication. Contains approximately 200 annotated references. (MDM)
Cambridge University Press, 40 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011-4211 ($15.95)
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A