This practical guide will supply the encouragement and direction for you to effectively communicate using the written word and start publishing, which will likely serve to boost your career. It explains the difference between traditional and self-publishing; supplies advice on picking a publisher and working successfully with a publisher; and provides useful information on copyright, open access publishing, and contract signing.
Offers the most complete reference source available for librarians who need or desire to publish in the professional literature. The Handbook addresses issues and requirements of scholarly writing and publishing in a start-to-finish manner. Standard formats of scholarly writing are addressed: research papers, articles, and books.