But when Gregg mentioned he had experience with micropublishing
companies that handled science-scripture books of this nature, Carol jumped at the opportunity and the two agreed to look into the matter.
But the latest collaboration from an iPad app and an Italian notebook design company is micropublishing
at its finest.
In the first two chapters, The Librarian's Guide to Micropublishing
offers a clear explanation of micropublishing
, the basic terminology of layout and publishing, differences between micropublishing
and traditional self-publishing, and the print-on-demand (POD) model of publication and distribution.
Just before leaving for the 2012 Computers in Libraries conference, I read "Micropublishing
: Helping Your Community Tell Its Stories" by Walt Crawford (see ONLINE, Jan./Feb.
Laurent Villaume, CEO of French indie pressor QOL, will introduce micropublishing
. Andrew Elia, Founder of Arishi Media Technologies, will show the opportunities presented by Augmented Reality to packaged media.
The librarian's guide to micropublishing
; helping patrons and communities use free and low-cost publishing tools to tell their stories.
That's why, although directed primarily to community librarians seeking to assist their patrons on in this area, "The Librarian's Guide to Micropublishing
: Helping Patrons and Communities Use Free and Low-cost Publishing Tools to Tell Their Stories" will prove to be an invaluable, comprehensive, superbly presented, and thoroughly 'user friendly' instructional guide for anyone seeking to utilize MS Word to design and edit a manuscript to take advantage of such POD resources as Lulu, CreateSpace, AuthorHouse, iUniverse, Trafford, Tate, Xlibris, or any of the other dozens of publishing resources.
Author Walt Crawford describes the ease of micropublishing
in a new release from Information Today, Inc.
Operating out of a space belonging to London's Architectural Association and using a stencil printer for small print runs, this micropublishing
house is a one-stop shop: quick, affordable, nonhierarchical, and with a tendency toward self-exploitation and non-commercialism ...
The Librarian's Guide to Micropublishing
: Helping Patrons and Communities Use Free and Low-Cost Publishing Tools to Tell Their Stories (ISBN: 978-157387 4304, 184 pp., $49.50) by Walt Crawford was released by Information Today, Inc.
Self-publishing is unlikely to become more prestigious, but micropublishing
is well suited to take advantage of the opportunities of the digital age.