Subscribe to Publishers Weekly with a Special Student Discount!

Publishers Weekly is offering Pace University M.S. in Publishing students a special discounted rate to subscribe to their magazine. A year-long online subscription is only $19.95, or if you prefer, the print version is available for $99.95.

Publishers Weekly describes itself as the “book industry’s leading news magazine, covering every aspect of creating, producing, marketing and selling the written word in book, audio, video and electronic formats. We keep professionals and aspiring professionals informed on the important happenings in our industry through in-depth interviews with top authors and publishers, detailed reports on industry issues and trends, and over 7,000 book and media reviews each year.” It is an essential resource for book publishing professionals.

Interested students should subscribe using the link below to take advantage of this special offer!

Subscribe to Publishers Weekly today!

Food for Thought as We Move into the New Year!

“An idealist believes the short run doesn’t count. A cynic believes the long run doesn’t matter. A realist believes that what is done or left undone in the short run determines the long run.”

-Sydney J. Harris

Bosacks is a collection of Internet news gathered daily, all of which is relevant and useful regarding the publishing industry. One article that was published the other day comments on the digitilization of America. Take a look at the article, and develop your own perspective of the revolution. Do you agree or disagree with the opinion presented? Let us know!

2011 Student Career Conference!

The New York Women in Communications Foundation is hosting a Student Communications Career Conference for female students entitled “Build Your Career Toolkit: Get the Expert Advice You Need to Succeed.”   To help students develop their “career toolkit,” media professionals from a large range of disciplines will attend panels throughout the day, offering advice on getting the most out of your career.  The conference will also host Keynote Speaker Ann Shoket, Editor-in-Chief of Seventeen Magazine.  Panel topics include Digital, Social, and Mobile Media, Marketing, Magazine Writing for Print and Online, Visual Communications, and more.

This conference will take place on Saturday, November 19, 2011, at the Grand Hyatt New York, and the price for a student non-member is $85.00.  If you are interested in attending, keep in mind that there is a discount of $10 off individual tickets for groups of ten or more.  For more information about the schedule and prices, visit http://www.nywici.org/events/student-career-conference.

Publishing Resources from the Pace Library

Writing a mid-term? A thesis paper? The Pace University Library is a great resource for students, and new improvements are making research even easier.

This semester the Library is happy to announce the new and improved Research Guides. The new system is a way for students to access research databases, reference tools, web sites, and books recommended by Pace librarians.

On the Library home page, below “Library Services,” click Subject Research Guides, or go directly to the guides site at: http://libguides.pace.edu.  Many guides include RSS feeds from relevant organizational blogs, as well as links to short instructional videos. LibGuides are accessible to screen readers and mobile devices, and can also be printed. Each guide has a Librarian Profile available, so please feel free to contact the librarians with any comments or feedback you have regarding the guides.

The following guide will be of particular interest to M.S. in Publishing students:

Publishing: http://libguides.pace.edu/publishing.

If you have any comments or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact the Librarian listed on the Guide.

Guest Lecturer on Online Marketing!

When: Tuesday, October 25th, 6:00PM

Where: M.S. in Publishing Lab – Room 806

Professor Bachiman has arranged for Leith El-Hassan, the Ad Council’s Vice President of Media Marketing & Distribution Services, to conduct a lecture on the principles and practices of online marketing. The Ad Council is a non-profit organization that issues public service announcements on behalf of other establishments, including non-profits and government agencies.

El-Hassan intends to focus on how the media uses different websites to access specific information and how they gear the sites and sections of each site towards the media’s individual needs. Based on research, data mining, surveys, and direct feedback, he is able to ascertain user’s needs.

The lecture is open to all interested students. If you plan on attending, please notify Professor Bachiman by October 23; her e-mail is jbachiman@pace.edu.