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By Srecko Jelusic, Ivanka Stricevic

A Librarian's advisor on the way to submit discusses the publishing options wanted for the improvement of abilities which are crucial for winning activity necessities and the creation of caliber print and digital courses. The booklet serves as an invaluable advisor indicating the most ideas library publishing actions in either print and digital environments. a few library actions are, in truth, publishing, and calls for librarians to have the information and abilities with a purpose to deal with it. With the broad use of websites, those advantage have gotten integral. if it is publishing catalogues in their collections, chosen bibliographies, exhibition catalogues, or journals. the web has reworked libraries' websites into actual publishing projects.

  • Enables librarians to adopt profitable publishing projects
  • Helps librarians to prevent expert error that are a problem for library picture and reason monetary loses
  • Equips managers with the talents for supervising the most publishing method outcomes

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1 is a result of their publishing activities that are intended for both the general and specialised market. This placement is based on the capital libraries have available and this is why they can decide to enter one market or the other, or to distribute their efforts evenly to both markets. Various publications listed on the scheme could also be library publications, but here we might be more inclined to the right side of the scheme, especially if we consider partnering with university presses.

Formal characteristics include format, type of paper, typography, binding, print, etc. Content characteristics are the text and illustrations. Suppose that typography (print) from the encyclopaedia is used as text in a children’s picture book, or the other way around. Then suppose that the illustration of a horse or a cow from the picture book is used in the encyclopaedia, or the other way around. The readers would certainly be confused and such books would be useless. There are children’s encyclopaedias where it is appropriate to use the above- 35 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 20 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 30 1 2 3 34R A Librarian’s Guide on How to Publish 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 20 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 30 1 2 3 34R mentioned combinations; however, those are special publications, adjusted to the readers’ age.

This is why team members should be chosen carefully, both those who will create the content and design and the ones who will work on the production of the final product. And the editorial board has the final word when it comes to decision-making. What are the tasks of an editorial board? There can be many. At the beginning of a publishing process, its main task is to advise. Regardless of what is to be published, be it print or electronic, it is wise to consult with an editorial board. The reason for this consultation is to get a group of experts to look at the future publishing venture, follow the process of preparation and give their opinion before the publishing process really starts.

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