Editors: Robert Campbell, Ed Pentz, and Ian Borthwick
Paperback: 978-1843346692, £60.00 / US$100.00 / €70.00
e-book: Visit Chandos Publishing Online
Imprint: Oxford : Chandos Publishing, 2012
“Academic and professional publishing represents a diverse communications industry rooted in the scholarly ecosystem, peer review, and added value products and services. Publishers in this field play a critical and trusted role, registering, certifying, disseminating and preserving knowledge across scientific, technical and medical (STM), humanities and social science disciplines. Academic and Professional Publishing draws together expert publishing professionals, to provide comprehensive insight into the key developments in the industry and the innovative and multi-disciplinary approaches being applied to meet novel challenges…”
The book has the feel of attending a productive meeting with a mix of interesting facts, worthwhile references, and different perspectives on important topics providing food for thought. A thoughtful overview of the landscape combined with an in-depth look at specific areas.
– Judy Luther, Scholarly Kitchen
Every chapter offers value to the reader. The editors have skillfully succeeded in curating a comprehensive assessment of the academic publishing sector today...The strengths of this book will no doubt allow Academic and Professional Publishing to position itself as an essential text for anyone interested in the scholarly publishing environment.
– Michelle Dalton, Libfocus
For many readers, it will likely be the most useful book to be reviewed in these pages this year… a resounding success.
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.