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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: $432.20* (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 2018
Enrolment for this term is closed.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Fall 2018.
Winter 2019
Enrolment for this term is closed.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Winter 2019.
Spring/Summer 2019
Enrolment for Spring/Summer 2019 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.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet06 May 2019 - 15 Jun 2019

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