Paperless Publishing

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Windcrest/McGraw-Hill, 1994 - Technology & Engineering - 370 pages
This timely book gives writers all the practical advice and hard-to-find information they need to fully exploit the enormous potential of electronic publishing. Writers can use this book/disk package to create professional-looking title screens, contents lists, chapters, indexes, and other features; add graphics to their publications; use sounds, animation, and other multimedia features.

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British journalist Haynes (Portable Computing, LJ 1/91) adds to the proliferation of electronic publishing books with this entry. Dedicated to "librarians everywhere as they face the challenges and ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction xiii
cmlxiii
Cultural and social impact 5
cmlxix
Readers adapt to the new media 12
cmlxxvi
Catering for minority interests and niche markets 18
cmlxxxii
Breaking the physical barriers of print 24
cmlxxxviii
Easy economical publishing 30
cmxciv
Growing fast 36
m
Selecting authoring software
42
Keep security in proportion
209
Librarians become publishers and distributors
218
Scientists academics
225
Produce an ebook to help your business
233
Play with the packaging
244
Professional packagers can help you
252
Test cases
266
Plagiarism in science and academia
272

Electronic publishing is transforming business
73
Identify your market
107
Begin with research
113
Marketing to the world
119
Editorial publicity
127
Getting your disks and files safely to the right place
135
Beware the digitized versions of vanity publishing 245
145
Wireless distribution
151
The trusted and familiar
189
Pause before rushing into digital publication
199
The ebook of your life
280
Opportunities
293
Science fiction flourishes online
302
Keep it simple
308
Literacy considerations for the blind and visionimpaired
320
Scanners differ greatly in their capabilities
326
Beware of viruses
332
Writers have more controland more responsibilities
338
Index
353
Copyright

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