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- Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 105.00
This is one of the very few books that systematically explores the characteristics of scholarly communication outside the West. Over the last decade the advances in information technology have remodelled the foundation of scholarly communication. This book examines how countries/regions in East Asia (China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan) have reacted to... more...
- Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 70.00
Written by a former vice president of Wolters Kluwer, the leading international publishing group. This authoritative book addresses the compelling question: how will the publishing profession survive and thrive in the 21st century? Publishing companies today find themselves in the midst of a sea change in the nature of the content they create; the... more...
- Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 70.00
This books is aimed at publishers, librarians, printers, communications professionals and anyone who has an interest in the past, present and future of the book. It chronicles the early beginnings of printing technology and book publishing in the context of the book as a major cultural agent. The book discusses the print medium in light of challenges... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 85.00
Reviews the current landscape of scholarly communications and publishing and potential futures, outlining key aspects of transition to best possible futures for libraries and librarians. Explains complex concepts in a clear, concise manner Designed to quickly bring the reader up to speed on scholarly communications Written by a well-known international... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 85.00
Content Licensing is a wide-ranging and comprehensive guide to providing content for dissemination electronically. It outlines a step-by-step introduction to the why, how, and frequently asked questions of digital content and how to license it. In addition, it examines the context in which licensing takes place. What makes the book unique is that it... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 35.99
A biography?thoughtful and playful?of the man who founded New Directions and transformed American publishing James Laughlin?a poet, publisher, world-class skier?was the man behind some of the most daring, revolutionary works in verse and prose of the twentieth century. As the founder of New Directions, he published Ezra Pound?s The Cantos and... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.50
Gary Marker describes the pursuit of an effective public voice by political, Church, and literary elites in Russia as synonymous with the struggle to control the printed media, showing that Russian publishing and printing evolved in a way that sharply diverged from Western experiences but that proved to be highly significant for Russian society. ... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 54.43
Johanna Fellmann (1876?1962), zweites Kind des Pastors Matthäus Claß, verbrachte Kindheit, Jugend und Internatszeit in Schwaben. 20jährig verlobte sie sich mit Heinrich Fellmann (1871?1946) und erklärte sich bereit, als Missionarsfrau nach Melanesien zu gehen. Ihre Tagebücher sind bewegend. Wenige Blätter gelten dem Elternhaus und der Jugendliebe Georg... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 42.00
Volume 1, The Colonial Book in the Atlantic World carries the interrelated stories of publishing, writing, and reading from the beginning of the colonial period in America up to 1790. Three major themes run through the volume: the persisting connections between the book trade in the Old World and the New, evidenced in modes of intellectual and cultural... more...
Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels / Historische Kommission, : Geschichte des deutschen Buchhandels im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert. Band 3: Drittes Reich. Teilband 1De Gruyter 2014; US$ 224.00
This volume deals with the most problematic period of the book trade ? the period of the Nazi dictatorship. The first part of the volume covers the deprivation of rights and expulsion of Jewish and opposition publishers, the ?Gleichschaltung? [alignment] of the book trade and its organizations in the ?Reichsschrifttumskammer? [Chamber of Literature... more...