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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: $419.62* (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 2017
Enrolment for Fall 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.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Fall 2017
Winter 2018
Priority enrolment is open through RAMSS only for students registered in certificate programs. Regular enrolment begins on August 28, 2017.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Winter 2018
Spring/Summer 2018
This term is not yet open for enrolment via the Shopping Cart. Priority enrolment for certificate students for this term begins on February 12, 2018. Regular enrolment begins on February 26, 2018.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet 07 May 2018-16 Jun 2018

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