Analysing publishing’s past can offer interesting insights into the industry’s current issues and help publishers open up to new perspectives in developing strategies and policies. In this blog, we focus on seven challenges the book industry has had to face throughout its long lineage since the first printed books appeared. You will be surprised!
“Reaching Readers 2.0: Where Are We headed?” is an annual trade event organised by Publishing Ireland as part of the Dublin Book Festival, where remarkable publishing professionals discuss hot topics, share their views on the future of the industry and provide great recommendations on how to reach overstimulated and hyperconnected modern readers. This year we were there, and we are happy to share with you what we have learnt.
We recently interviewed one of our clients, Rob Burleigh, Managing Director at Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing and former Finance Director at Woodhead Publishing, to have his opinion on several issues, from the current hurdles and trends in scientific publishing to how publishing production and editorial services are evolving.
Rachel is a member of Deanta’s project management team. She is responsible for supervising the production cycle of academic books in the Humanities and Social Sciences fields, from the receipt of the manuscript to the delivery of the final product.