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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CDPB 304</span>

CDPB 304 Scholarly and Reference Publishing


Certificate Credit
Communication & Design Program Area


Prerequisite(s): CDPB 102
Duration: 19.5 Hours
Fee: $399.64* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)
Available through Distance Education


This course provides a detailed examination of the publishing process for scholarly and reference books. Discussion focuses on the stages of publishing, including acquisition (proposal evaluation and developmental editing), editing (substantive and copy editing), production, and marketing of scholarly books. The central concerns of the editorial and marketing departments are explored at each stage, with attention to the ways in which the scholarly publishing industry differs from the trade and educational publishing industries. Other topics covered include the peer review process; budgeting for and funding of scholarly books; scholarly journals; CD-ROMs and reference books; and electronic publishing. Homework and assignments involve specific editorial skills related to scholarly and reference publishing (treatment of illustrations, tables and figures, notes, bibliographies, indexes).

Note: Students with experience in editing may be admitted by permission of the coordinators.

**This course will run during the Winter break.

Distance Course Outline (subject to change)

Fall 2016
Enrolment for this term is closed.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Fall 2016
Winter 2017
Enrolment for this term is closed.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Winter 2017
Spring/Summer 2017
Enrolment for Spring/Summer 2017 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.Due to Congress 2017, there will be no undergraduate, graduate, or Chang School on campus classes from Saturday, May 27 to Friday, June 2, 2017. Distance courses will not be affected and will run as scheduled.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet01 May 2017 - 10 Jun 2017

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