Introduction; The past as prologue; Defining the resources and assembling the pieces; Players in the electronic publishing game; Many roads to electronic publishing; The 21st-century publisher; The future as epilogue.
Dr Joost Kist was vice-president and member of the executive board of Wolters Kluwer, a leading international publishing group. He chaired the Electronic Publishing Committee of the International Publishers Association. Dr Kist has written and published various articles and books about electronic publishing, information and communication science, innovation in the publishing industry.
...succeeds in both entertaining and educating the reader about the rapidly evolving competitive landscape in publishing., LOGOS ...an excellent supplementary text for a publishing course of study., LOGOS ...succinctly analyzes these challenges to the publisher's place in the information value chain. ...well-versed examination of a vantage point in the information value chain that is often underrepresented., Library Review