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Editorial practice: List building and acquisition of rights 729


 
Module code PUB 729
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

At the heart of the publishing value chain lies the commissioning editor or publisher, whose tasks range from commissioning new titles and nurturing authors, through to managing entire publishing lists and making rights acquisitions. This module builds on students’ knowledge of and skills in commissioning and acquisitions, with a particular focus on strategic and financial aspects of publishing list building, and acquisition policies and procedures.

Module credits 15.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Information Science
Period of presentation Semester 1 and Semester 2

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