Getting It Published 2nd Edition

Author: William Germano
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226288420
Release Date: 2009-05-15
Genre: Reference

Since 2001 William Germano’s Getting It Published has helped thousands of scholars develop a compelling book proposal, find the right academic publisher, evaluate a contract, handle the review process, and, finally, emerge as published authors. But a lot has changed in the past seven years. With the publishing world both more competitive and more confusing—especially given the increased availability of electronic resources—this second edition of Germano’s best-selling guide has arrived at just the right moment. As he writes in a new chapter, the “via electronica” now touches every aspect of writing and publishing. And although scholars now research, write, and gain tenure in a digital world, they must continue to ensure that their work meets the requirements of their institutions and the needs of their readers. Germano, a veteran editor with experience in both the university press and commercial worlds, knows this audience. This second edition will teach readers how to think about, describe, and pitch their manuscripts before they submit them. They’ll discover the finer points of publishing etiquette, including how to approach a busy editor and how to work with other publishing professionals on matters of design, marketing, and publicity. In a new afterword, they’ll also find helpful advice on what they can—and must—do to promote their work. A true insider’s guide to academic publishing, the second edition of Getting It Published will help authors understand what to expect from the publishing process, from manuscript to finished book and beyond.

Subject Guide to Bible Stories

Author: Frederick Garland
Publisher: Robert H Sommer
ISBN: 0933062036
Release Date: 1990-12-01
Genre: Religion

The rich variety of subjects treated by the Bible continues to be a source of amazement and of satisfaction to each generation as it is introduced to the Scriptures. Indeed, so rich is this subject matter that, simply to codify and index biblical material, a whole shelf of reference works has come into existence. Yet it comes as a surprise to realize that until now, no single reference work has been available to provide an authoritative guide to the richest of all biblical matter -- its timeless stories and the characters who illuminate them. The SUBJECT GUIDE TO BIBLE STORIES has been compiled to answer this very need. Here at last is a handy, ready-reference tool for everyone who would like to "put his finger on" a Bible story in order to illustrate EXACTLY a basic spiritual truth -- whether for the edification of others or for personal inspiration. Clergymen, Sunday school instructors, students, librarians, speakers and writers, and informed laymen -- all will find this book a marvel of convenience and clarity, and all will find that it can save hours of time that might otherwise be spent in research. Throughout this invaluable reference work, the stress is on biblical NARRATIVES.

The Complete Guide to Book Publicity

Author: Jodee Blanco
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 158115349X
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Business & Economics

This text provides authors and publishers with information on how to conceptualize, develop and implement a winning, multi-dimensional book campaign. It discusses differences between trade and consumers and how to construct a campaign and also includes exercises.

A to Zoo

Author: Rebecca L. Thomas
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN: 1610693531
Release Date: 2014-06
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

"This essential children's literature reference contains up-to-date information on some 17,500 fiction and nonfiction picture books available in or to libraries today. Perfect for those who want thorough subject access to titles, this guide is the provengold standard and a long-standing favorite of librarians and educators who work with children"--

Books to Build On

Author: E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
Publisher: Delta
ISBN: 9780307567215
Release Date: 2009-10-14
Genre: Education

A companion volume to the highly successful series of textbooks for grades one through six, Books to Build On lists books and other print resources--organized by topic--related to the material covered in the textbooks, designed to encourage further study.

The Wisdom Of Crowds

Author:
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 9780385721707
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Social Science

Looks at the theory that large groups have more collective intelligence than a smaller number of experts, drawing on a wide range of disciplines to offer insight into such topics as politics, business, and the environment.

Handbook for Academic Authors

Author: Beth Luey
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521194983
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Whether you are a graduate student seeking to publish your first article, a new Ph.D. revising your dissertation for publication, or an experienced author working on a new monograph, textbook, or digital publication, Handbook for Academic Authors provides reliable, concise advice about selecting the best publisher for your work, maintaining an optimal relationship with your publisher, submitting manuscripts to book and journal publishers, working with editors, navigating the production process, and helping to market your book. It also offers information about illustrations, indexes, permissions, and contracts and includes a chapter on revising dissertations and one on the financial aspects of publishing. The book covers not only scholarly monographs but also textbooks, anthologies, multiauthor books, and trade books. This fifth edition has been revised and updated to align with new technological and financial realities, taking into account the impact of digital technology and the changes it has made in authorship and publishing.

1001 Ways to Market Your Books

Author: John Kremer
Publisher:
ISBN: 0912411481
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Business & Economics

Offers advice on planning a successful marketing strategy for one's book, with information on distributors, bookstores, Internet marketing, and school and library marketing.

Rules for Radicals

Author: Saul Alinsky
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307756890
Release Date: 2010-06-30
Genre: Political Science

First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know “the difference between being a realistic radical and being a rhetorical one.” Written in the midst of radical political developments whose direction Alinsky was one of the first to question, this volume exhibits his style at its best. Like Thomas Paine before him, Alinsky was able to combine, both in his person and his writing, the intensity of political engagement with an absolute insistence on rational political discourse and adherence to the American democratic tradition. From the Trade Paperback edition.

International Practice Theory

Author: Christian Bueger
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319733500
Release Date: 2018-03-21
Genre: Political Science

International Practice Theory is the definitive introduction to the practice turn in world politics, providing an accessible, up-to-date guide to the approaches, concepts, methodologies and methods of the subject. Situating the study of practices in contemporary theory and reviewing approaches ranging from Bourdieu’s praxeology and communities of practice to actor-network theory and pragmatic sociology, it documents how they can be used to study international practices empirically. The book features a discussion of how scholars can navigate ontological challenges such as order and change, micro and macro, bodies and objects, and power and critique. Interpreting practice theory as a methodological orientation, it also provides an essential guide for the design, execution and drafting of a praxiographic study.