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Author Lyons, Rebecca E., 1986-

Title The Academic Book of the Future
Published London : Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (133 pages)
Contents Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Notes on Contributors; Introduction: The Academic Book of the Future; Part I Academics; 1 The Academic Book as Socially-Embedded Media Artefact; 2 Wearable Books; 3 The Impossible Constellation: Practice as Research as a Viable Alternative; Part II Publishers; 4 The Academic Book of the Future and the Need to Break Boundaries; 5 The Academic 'Book' of the Future and Its Function; 6 The University Press and the Academic Book of the Future; Part III Librarians; 7 National Libraries and Academic Books of the Future
8 Strategic Engagement and Librarians9 Academic Libraries and Academic Books: Vessels of Cultural Continuity, Agents of Cultural Change; Part IV Booksellers; 10 Selling Words: An Economic History of Bookselling; 11 The Future of the Academic Book: The Role of Booksellers; 12 Back to the Future: The Role of the Campus Bookshop; Bibliography; Further Reading; Index
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Form Electronic book
Author Rayner, Samantha
ISBN 1137595779