Ms Jana Klingenberg


BIS Publishing (UP)
BIS (Hons) Publishing (UP)
Busy with my MIS Publishing

Consultation Hours:
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 08:30-10:30



Modules Offered:

PUB 120 - Introduction to Publishing Studies
PUB 210 - Copy-editing
PUB 321 - Magazines and Corporate Publishing 
PUB 728 - Advanced Copy-editing
PUB 724  - Trends in the Publishing Environment
PUB 725 - Thesis - I supervise some students

Research Interests:

I have a specific interest in translation and access to language through books in different languages


Recent Publications:

The state of multilingual publishing in South Africa’s trade book industry (published in conference proceedings)

Multilingual publishing: an investigation into the linguistic access of trade books in South Africa from the beginnings of publishing in South Africa to the new democracy and initiatives of the National Library of South Africa (NLSA) and the South African Book Development Council (SABDC) (Master’s research)

Comparing electronic short books from the USA and the UK to South Africa: can they be successful in the South African trade book sector?  (Accepted for publication in The Electronic Library)

Current research includes an article about changing author profiles in South Africa.

Conference presentations

March 2012

  • Race, Ethnicity and Publishing in Aix-en-Provence, France
  • Presentation: the state of multilingual publishing in South Africa in the trade book sector

September 2013

  • Conference of Books and Publishing in Regensburg, Germany
  • Presentation: electronic short books in South Africa


  • International Conference of Books and Publishing, Canada

I've also published articles in journals including the Electronic Library, Critical Arts, Communicatio and Revue électronique d’études sur le monde Anglophone.

Published by Daniëlle Stuart

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