14 décembre 2016

Concordia University ventures into open access book publishing

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Anqi Shen. Concordia University Press is Quebec’s first fully open access scholarly press to publish in both French and English. More...

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Managing authors during an edited book project

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Adam Chapnick and Christopher Kukucha. Bringing together 10-20 people for any given task can be a challenge. When those people are academics – who you are asking to produce quality essays on a fairly rigid deadline – that challenge can be overwhelming. More...

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The other side of the desk: Advice from a university press editor

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Adam Chapnick and Christopher Kukucha. When approaching a publisher with a proposal for an edited volume, there are two things to bear in mind: first, know the difference between a successful grant application and an engaging book proposal; and secondly, know the difference between a special edition of a journal and a multi-authored collection – because they are not siblings, only distant cousins. More...

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Choosing a publisher for an edited collection

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Adam Chapnick and Christopher Kukucha. In the academic world, the process for choosing a publisher for your first manuscript is clear: seek out the presses with the best reputation in your field and find a good fit. As strange as it sounds to those outside the Ivory Tower, your primary goal is neither to sell a lot of copies, nor to make a lot of money. More...

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Choosing the right contributors

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Adam Chapnick and Christopher Kukucha. The primary feature that differentiates an edited book from a typical academic manuscript is the diversity of its author contributors. Each chapter is typically written by one or more scholars, some of whom – in these days of electronic communication – have never even met in person. More...

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Managing the co-editor relationship

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Adam Chapnick and Christopher Kukucha. Our last post discussed the benefits and drawbacks of working with a co-editor. If, or once, you have decided to go that route, you will face a series of new challenges: approaching the right person, establishing an effective working relationship, and dealing with potential conflicts. More...

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The pros and cons of editing a collection of essays

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Adam Chapnick and Christopher Kukucha. The professional risks are too great for a junior scholar, but for more senior scholars it can be a worthwhile experience. More...

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Pros and cons of writing a book chapter

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Adam Chapnick and Christopher Kukucha. Publishing a book chapter with a university press is generally seen as less prestigious than a peer-reviewed journal article, but it can be a better experience. For new scholars, it can certainly be a less daunting process. More...

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The Scholarly Edition: an inside look at scholarly publishing from the editors’ perspective

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Adam Chapnick. A little more than two years ago, I attended a conference on Canada and its place in the world.  When I got back, I had an idea. More...

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13 décembre 2016

11e numéro de Dynamiques associatives : l’utilité sociale

Pour son 11e et dernier numéro, Dynamiques associatives consacre son dossier à l’utilité sociale. Le magazine du DLA (dispositif local d’accompagnement) est publié par la Cress, au titre de sa mission d’animation du DLA en région Basse-Normandie. Voir l'article...

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