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Book publishing for cvl book fair 8 25 10


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Presentation in Second Life on how to publish a book, for the Community Virtual Library's Book Fair. (Note: After downloading, select "Notes" view to see text of presentation.)

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Book publishing for cvl book fair 8 25 10

  1. 1. Book Publishing CVL Book Fair Esther Grassian/Alexandria Knight UCLA College Library 25 Aug 2010 [email_address]
  2. 6. Points to Address <ul><li>What? </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><li>How? </li></ul><ul><li>What Publishers Want </li></ul>
  3. 7. What?
  4. 8. Why? <ul><li>Is there a need? </li></ul>
  5. 9. How?
  6. 11. NS Book Proposal <ul><li>Description (including need) </li></ul><ul><li>Competitive Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Draft TOC </li></ul><ul><li>Detailed Outline </li></ul><ul><li>Sample Pages/Chapter </li></ul><ul><li>Draft Preface </li></ul><ul><li>Projected Completion Date </li></ul><ul><li>Resume </li></ul>
  7. 14. Tips <ul><li>Do Research! </li></ul><ul><li>Check for Support </li></ul><ul><li>Spend Time… </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate with Publisher </li></ul><ul><li>Acknowledge Colleague </li></ul><ul><li>Support is Essential! </li></ul>
  8. 15. Your Questions? <ul><li>dullhunk. Question Everything . 2005. </li></ul><ul><li>CC: Attribution; Non-Commercial; Share Alike </li></ul>