List of expert opinions and case studies List of debates and controversies Introduction 1. What is a journal? 2. The world of journals publishing 3. How a journal is put together 4. Where journals go and how they're used 5. Marketing journals 6. Stakeholders 7. New ways of scholarly communication 8. The library view 9. Finance 10. Changing business models and external influences 11. Societies 12. Quality of input 13. Quality of output 14. Postscript Glossary of terms Index
Steve Ball is Publishing Field Chair and Senior Lecturer in Publishing at the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies, Oxford Brookes University. He is Assistant Editor of the distinguished journal The Political Quarterly, and the Company Secretary of the Associated Publishing Company. He has worked in publishing in many editorial roles for the last 30 years.