Scholarly Publishing in an Electronic Era

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G. E. Gorman
Facet Publishing, 2005 - Computers - 219 pages
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The International Yearbook of Library and Information Management (IYLIM) is a thematic, refereed annual publication in the field of library science and information management worldwide. Each volume contains substantive chapters covering current issues, emerging debates and trends, and models of best practice and likely future developments, contributed by an internationally respected panel of researchers, practitioners and academics.The theme for Volume 5, 'scholarly publishing in an electronic era', has been chosen in view of significant recent changes in the publishing world and the impacts that these changes are having on the management of information provision and on access to information in specific communities.The first part of the book offers an overview of current trends in scholarly publishing, and the book is divided into a further six parts each covering an area of core interest:• institutional perspectives on scholarly publishing;• open access initiatives• technical issues in scholarly publishing;• use of scholarly publications;• economics and logistics of scholarly publishing;• international issues.Readership: The International Yearbook is essential reading for information professionals wishing to keep up-to-date with recent developments in library science and information management on a global basis.

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Transformation of the publishing world by electronic storage and delivery of information is inevitable and ongoing. One of the difficulties libraries face during this transition is a dramatic and ... Read full review


Collaborative transformations in scholarly publishing
Institutional perspectives on scholarly publishing
Access and preservation initiatives in scholarly publishing

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Dr G. E.Gorman BA MDiv STB GradDipLib MA ThD FCLIP FRSA is Professor of Library and Information Management at the School of Information Management, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

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