Whitakers Books in Print

Author: J Whitaker & Sons,R. R. Bowker

Publisher: J. Whitaker & Sons, Limited

ISBN: 9780850212969

Category: Reference

Page: 15

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An Author's Guide to Scholarly Publishing

Author: Robin M. Derricourt

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691037097

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 233

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Directed specifically to the needs of academic authors, this realistic handbook is a guide to publishing success for both beginning and seasoned scholars. Robin Derricourt uses an immensely readable series of informal letters to provide a fund of practical advice: an up-to-date manual on how to plan and prepare a book, approach a publisher, secure a contract, and build a reliable author-publisher relationship that will last throughout the process of publication and marketing. Informed by rare common sense, and a sense of humor, the book speaks clearly about the most recent developments in the rapidly changing world of electronic publishing, clarifying what can and cannot be achieved with word processors. From the possible negative responses of a publisher to the questions implied by success--new editions and subsidiary rights--An Author's Guide to Scholarly Publishing is indispensable reading for academics in every field. Derricourt's candid yet encouraging suggestions will be useful at any stage of book preparation, including the process of writing, when focusing on purpose and audience benefits both the author and the future publisher, not to mention the future reader! Furthermore, his "letters" include those on various kinds of books--standard monographs, technical books, conference volumes, edited volumes, collected papers, textbooks, and works built on dissertations. A reference of "nuts and bolts," this book is also quick and entertaining reading when perused from cover to cover.
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Twentieth-century Italian Literature in English Translation

An Annotated Bibliography 1929-1997

Author: Robin Healey

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9780802008008

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 605

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This bibliography lists English-language translations of twentieth-century Italian literature published chiefly in book form between 1929 and 1997, encompassing fiction, poetry, plays, screenplays, librettos, journals and diaries, and correspondence.
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The History of Manchester

In Four Books

Author: John Whitaker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Manchester (England)

Page: 427

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Introduction to reference sources in the health sciences

Author: Jeffrey T. Huber,Jo Anne Boorkman,Jean Blackwell

Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub

ISBN: 9781555706364

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 386

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This new edition of the standard guide to health sciences sources is essential for students, librarians, and health professionals. Prepared with the Medical Library Association, this completely updated and revised fifth edition lists classic and up-to-the-minute print resources and helps librarians to meet customers' changing expectations for electronic versions of traditionally print reference sources, new reliable electronic-only resources, and resources that they can access from their home computers through freely available Web sites or through library licenses. The authors address questions librarians need to consider in developing and maintaining their reference collections in both the print and electronic environments, focusing on works that can be considered foundation or basic works. New contributors -- including Jean Blackwell, Feili Tu, Katherine Schilling and Tom Flemming -- provide fresh takes on organization and management of the reference collection; bibliographic sources for periodicals; indexing, abstracting, and digital database resources; U.S. government documents and technical reports; conferences, reviews, and translations; terminology; handbooks and manuals; drug information sources; and grant sources. Other chapters cover bibliographic sources for monographs, consumer health sources, medical and health statistics, directories and biographical sources, and history sources."
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Whitaker's Almanack 2012

Author: Ruth Northey

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408130122

Category: Political Science

Page: 1376

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Presents a cursory reference of general knowledge, covering such topics as news, history, politics, media, science, finance, and sports.
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Directory of Publishing 2002

United Kingdom, Commonwealth and Overseas

Author: Continuum International Publishing Group

Publisher: Burns & Oates

ISBN: 9780826456199

Category: Publishers and publishing

Page: 544

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Now in its 27th edition, and compiled in association with the Publishers Association, this is the most authoritative, detailed trade directory available for the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and the Irish Republic. It lists some 1,500 publishers in 22 countries: Australia, Canada, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Irish Republic, Jamaica, Kenya, Malaysia, Malta, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda the UK, Zambia and Zimbabwe. In addition to the coverage of publishers the 'Directory' offers in-depth coverage of the wider UK book trade: packagers, authors' agents, trade and allied associations and services. Detailed Appendices and Indexes include who owns whom, UK publishers classified by field of subject speciality, names and addresses of publishers' overseas representatives; overseas publishers represented in the UK; ISBN prefixes; names of key personnel; publishers imprints; agents and associations; UK publishers by post code.
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Developing Leadership in Primary Schools

Author: Christopher Day Carol Hall Patrick Whitaker,Professor Chris W Day,Professor Carol Hall,MR Patrick Whitaker

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446226322

Category:

Page: 256

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Drawing upon a range of practical and theoretical knowledge, the authors explore all aspects of the leadership role. Professional development, collaboration and self-knowledge are at the centre of their approach, in the belief that people prefer to be led rather than to be managed and that leadership applies equally to the work of classroom teachers, as well as to the head. The purposes and processes of leading and managing primary schools, like processes of teaching and learning are complex. They defy generalized prescriptions, easy analysis and simplistic solutions. In this book the authors explore the intricate processes involved in helping people to be, and to perform, at their best, believing that excellent leaders are judged not only by outcomes, but also by the quality of their vision, their relationships, plans and policies and their commitment to growth and achievement for children and staff.
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Early English Printed Books in the University Library, Cambridge

1475 to 1640

Author: C. E. Sayle

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108007805

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 484

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An erudite and popular librarian, Charles Edward Sayle (1864-1924) devoted his career to cataloguing and editing rare books in the University of Cambridge. His obituary praised him as 'a fine example of the type of man who likes to catalogue things in the right order'. This catalogue of incunabula and early printed books in the University Library was his most important project. Commissioned by the Library Syndicate in 1894, the catalogue was published in four volumes between 1900 and 1907. Even upon completion, Sayle's list was not final, as the rare book collections at the Library were undergoing a period of great expansion, having grown by a third during his cataloguing work, both through purchases and by donations or bequests. This final volume indexes the books by author, printer, engraver, and place of printing, and includes a list of notable titles of particular artistic, musical or bibliographical interest.
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Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences, Sixth Edition

Author: Jeffrey T. Huber,Susan Swogger

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838911846

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 488

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Prepared in collaboration with the Medical Library Association, this completely updated, revised, and expanded edition lists classic and up-to-the-minute print and electronic resources in the health sciences, helping librarians find the answers that library users seek. Included are electronic versions of traditionally print reference sources, trustworthy electronic-only resources, and resources that library users can access from home or on the go through freely available websites or via library licenses. In this benchmark guide, the authors Include new chapters on health information seeking, point-of-care sources, and global health sources Focus on works that can be considered foundational or essential, in both print and electronic formats Address questions librarians need to consider in developing and maintaining their reference collections When it comes to questions involving the health sciences, this valuable resource will point both library staff and the users they serve in the right direction.
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Aristotle's De Interpretatione

Contradiction and Dialectic

Author: C. W. A. Whitaker

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199254194

Category: Philosophy

Page: 235

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Aristotle's treatise De Interpretatione is one of his central works; it continues to be the focus of much attention and debate. C. W. A. Whitaker presents the first systematic study of this work, and offers a radical new view of its aims, its structure, and its place in Aristotle's system, basing this view upon a detailed chapter-by-chapter analysis. By treating the work systematically, rather than concentrating on certain selected passages, Whitaker is able to show that, contrary to traditional opinion, it forms an organized and coherent whole. He argues that the De Interpretatione is intended to provide the underpinning for dialectic, the system of argument by question and answer set out in Aristotle's Topics; and he rejects the traditional view that the De Interpretatione concerns the assertion and is oriented towards the formal logic of the Prior Analytics. In doing so, he sheds valuable new light on some of Aristotle's most famous texts.
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DTV: The Revolution in Digital Video

Author: Whitaker

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071371704

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 784

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Exhaustive compendium of DTV details Now there’s an up-to-the-minute edition of the #1 guide to digital television. And none too soon, because in the two years since the last edition was published, DTV has undergone dizzying technical and regulatory changes. You’ll find them all covered in Jerry Whitaker’s DTV: The Revolution in Digital Video, Third Edition.This engineering-level guide to the ATSC DTV standard and its impact on the television broadcast industry is loaded with examples, detailed diagrams and schematics. It’s a tutorial for all ATSC and SMPTE standards and FCC regulations guiding DTV licensing and applications. This timely edition explores the implications of datacasting and interactive television…harmonizing DTV with the European DVB system…and the bristling controversy over the ATSC standard’s suitability for urban broadcast. A dedicated Website, updated monthly, ensures that you’ll stay on top of all fast-breaking news and developments in the field.
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