Magazine Resource: The Folio Alert

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Resource Spotlight: Publishing Research Quarterly

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Publishing Research Quarterly is an international forum for the publication of original peer-reviewed papers offering significant research and analyses on the full range of the publishing industry. The journal analyzes content development, production, distribution, and marketing of books, magazines, journals, and online information services in relation to the social, political, economic, and technological conditions that shape the publishing process. Its broad coverage shows how different sectors of the industry operate, from editorial decision-making to order processing.

Topics include product development, marketing, finance, and print and online distribution as well as the relationship between publishing activities and the publishing industry’s constituencies among industry, government, and consumers. The journal presents scholarly articles, research reports, review papers, essays, surveys, memoirs, statistics, letters, notes and book reviews.

Do you want to publish your article in this journal?

You can visit the homepage of Publishing Research Quarterly  to register for an online subscription and for full details on:

  • aims and scope
  • editorial policy
  • article submission

Link of the Week: The Muse

While on the search for jobs, today’s young aspiring professionals have many different ways to use web resources to reach their dreams. Social media sites like Linked In provide us with the opportunity to connect and digitally network with prospective employers. Job search sites like Media Bistro or Idealist are hubs with huge numbers of available jobs and internship opportunities. The amount of opportunities can be daunting for the applicant who wants to approach different types of career prospects. Perhaps you have an interest in working in advertising, but don’t know what the top agencies are, or how to approach this type of job because your experience is in another field. That’s where Muse comes in. A three tired website, Muse offers great advice for any job seeking individual. Muse’s blog posts helpful advice on things like asking for a raise or negotiating a better salary when you get hired. The companies section of their site offers in depth looks into top businesses, which is great preparation for any type of interview. Check out their page on the blogging platform Tumblr to see how the company is run. Muse also has a healthy job listing section, too!