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  1. Indicative Reading - Journals 8 items
    1. The Author - Society of Authors

      Journal 

    2. Publishing Perspectives - International Book Publishing News

      Website  Online publishing journal with articles, blogs and discussion forums about all aspects of publishing

  2. Editorial management 36 items
    1. Key texts 5 items
      1. Book commissioning and acquisition - Davies, Gill 2004

        Book  A useful book although now 14 years old.

      2. Book commissioning and acquisition - Davies, Gill 2004 (electronic resource)

        Book  A useful book although now 14 years old.

      3. Editors talk about editing: insights for readers, writers and publishers - Susan Greenberg 2015

        Book  Selection of interviews with publishing professionals.

      4. Inside book publishing - Giles N. Clark, Angus Phillips 2014

        Book  Overview of the industry and publishing functions, which has several chapters relevant to editorial.

      5. Inside book publishing - Giles N. Clark, Angus Phillips 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book  Overview of the industry and publishing functions, which has several chapters relevant to editorial.

    2. Supplementary reading 31 items
      1. Publishing in general 12 items
        1. Stet: a memoir - Diana Athill 2000

          Book  The story of her work as an editor at Andre Deutsch.

        2. Curation: the power of selection in a world of excess - Michael Bhaskar 2016

          Book  The art of selection of content in a range of companies.

        3. The content machine: towards a theory of publishing from the printing press to the digital network - Michael Bhaskar 2013

          Book  Strategies to survive in the digital age.

        4. Dictionary of publishing and printing - Collin, P. H. 2006

          Book  Look-up guide to terms from publishing and printing

        5. Dictionary of publishing and printing - Collin, P. H., Guardian Newspapers Ltd 2006 (electronic resource)

          Book  Look-up guide to terms from publishing and printing

        6. Writers' & artists' yearbook

          Journal  Annual directory with entries for publishers and agents. Has website addresses and up-to-date information on who publishes what. There are also articles on publishing.

        7. The business of digital publishing: an introduction to the digital book and journal industries - Frania Hall 2013

          Book  Up-to-date and accessible introduction.

        8. The bestseller code: anatomy of the blockbuster novel - Jodie Archer, Matthew Lee Jockers 2016

          Book  Analysis of best sellers using algorithms.

        9. Turning the page: the evolution of the book - Angus Phillips 2014

          Book  Analysis of the fundamental drivers of the book-publishing industry - authorship, readership and copyright.

        10. Turning the page: the evolution of the book - Angus Phillips 2014

          Book  Analysis of the fundamental drivers of the book-publishing industry - authorship, readership and copyright.

        11. Merchants of culture: the publishing business in the twenty-first century - John B. Thompson 2012

          Book  Useful research though occasionally dated.

      2. Presentation skills and group work 1 item
        1. Presentation skills for students - Joan Van Emden, Lucinda M. Becker 2016

          Book 

      3. Useful websites and blogs 18 items
        1. Bookseller.com

          Webpage  You need to register in order to be able to access all content, including the online archive of issues of the Bookseller. Find Bookseller.com on the Library's Database list and follow the instructions for registration.

        2. The Publishers Association

          Webpage  A source of market information, news and commentary from across the industry in the UK and beyond. Brookes has an educational subscription. In order to be able to access the global market reports find Global Publishing Information on the Library's Database list. You will be prompted to log into PIP and then taken to the login information.

        3. Association of American Publishers |

          Website  The USA's principal trade association.

        4. Inside Book Publishing

          Webpage  The website for Inside Book Publishing with resources extra to those in the book, including updates to the bibliography and details of online articles and industry reports.

        5. Amazon.co.uk:

          Website  Invaluable research tool for editors. Bookshop research from your desktop.

        6. Publishers and Digital Publishing 4 items
          1. Futurebook | The Bookseller

            Webpage  Aggregates commentary by the industry's top digital innovators.

          2. Institute for the Future of the Book

            Website  "We're a small think-and-do tank investigating the evolution of intellectual discourse as it shifts from printed pages to networked screens."

          3. Brave New World

            Website  Blog written by Martyn Daniels, contains views on the impact of digitisation on publishing and its content and the issues that make the news.

        7. Publishers' websites 7 items
          1. Resources for Authors - Routledge

            Webpage  Guidelines for authors publishing with Routledge. Useful background information. Similar information is available from other publishers

          2. Publishing - Creative Industries - Creative Skillset

            Webpage  Career paths and case studies for publishing, including editorial work in commissioning.

          3. Society for Editors and Proofreaders

            Webpage  Website for Society for Editors and Proofreaders; contains sample proofreading test

          4. Helicon Books

            Website  Helicon is an example of a publisher that has abandoned books for a purely digital presence.

          5. Unbound

            Website  Oxford based crowd funding site.

        8. Also of interest 2 items
          1. Publishing Talk

            Webpage  Online publishing journal with free back issues