Scholarly publishing: books, journals, publishers, and libraries in the twentieth century

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Wiley, 2002 - History - 318 pages
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This book offers readers a well-rounded and accurate account of the amazing and unpredictable sequence of inter-related events experienced by the field of scholarly publishing in the 20th century. Examining the related worlds of book, journal, and electronic publishing; information technology; and library advances, this is the first work to record the trends of the modern history of the information/knowledge transfer process. Using an analysis of the past 100 years, it also makes predications regarding future trends and the roles of the publishing and library communities in tomorrow's information marketplace

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Contents

The Change of Book and Journal Infrastructure
25
Differentiation of Publishing by Class of Publication
41
Textbook Publishing
95

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