This book provides an introduction to publishing practices in the context of the information society, concentrating on its structure and operation. It puts publishing into the wider context of communication knowledge and information and shows how publishing will continue to be a key element of the information society. The contents include: A historical survey, the publishing industry, the publishing process and the challenges to publishing.
Communication Knowledge offers invaluable advice to senior librarians in both academic, research and large public reference libraries, as well as practicing librarians, students and lecturers on LIS, publishing, communications and media studies courses, publishers and those with an interest in information and publishing.
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