Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


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For Webinar, Thursday, November 8, 2012, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST.

"Library Publishing: Books and Faculty Monographs"

Sponsored by Berkeley Electronic Press.


Copyright (c) (as applicable) 2012 Paul Royster.

Those wishing to hear an audio voice-over of the original presentation will find it at


Library monograph publishing at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln: how it began and evolved. The Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology, the Early American Texts series, Hopi Nation, Zea Books. Libraries as Publishers. The anomalies of traditional monograph publishing. The digital plus print-on-demand business model. Advice for digital publishers. Authors and contracts. Re-publishing out-of-print works. Book design. Peer review. Distribution. Vision statement.

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MonoPub.pptx (41399 kB)
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