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Editing encyclopedias for fun and aggravation
Abstract This collaborative, retrospective autoethnThis collaborative, retrospective autoethnography begins by offering an overview of the encyclopedias with which we have been involved, as both contributors and consulting editors, over the past decade. We then review our strategies for recruiting authors and maintaining their interest to ensure the highest quality entries; it also covers the mechanics of processing these entries. Next, we discuss the actual and perceived benefits of editing an encyclopedia, the most significant issues we encountered, and our solutions. Finally, we contextualize the previous information in light of recent changes in the scholarly publishing industry.nges in the scholarly publishing industry.
Abstractsub This collaborative, retrospective autoethnThis collaborative, retrospective autoethnography begins by offering an overview of the encyclopedias with which we have been involved, as both contributors and consulting editors, over the past decade. We then review our strategies for recruiting authors and maintaining their interest to ensure the highest quality entries; it also covers the mechanics of processing these entries. Next, we discuss the actual and perceived benefits of editing an encyclopedia, the most significant issues we encountered, and our solutions. Finally, we contextualize the previous information in light of recent changes in the scholarly publishing industry.nges in the scholarly publishing industry.
Bibtextype article  +
Doi 10.1007/s12109-009-9126-y  +
Has author Ross J.I. + , Shanty F. +
Has keyword Book publishing + , Book-editing + , Contributors + , Encyclopedia + , Entries + , HNET + , Online publishing + , Plagiarism + , Remuneration + , Research + , Scholarly publishing + , Wikipedia + , Word counts +
Issn 10538801  +
Issue 3  +
Language English +
Number of citations by publication 0  +
Number of references by publication 0  +
Pages 159–169  +
Published in Publishing Research Quarterly +
Title Editing encyclopedias for fun and aggravation +
Type literature review  +
Volume 25  +
Year 2009 +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 7 November 2014 13:33:01  +
Categories Publications without license parameter  + , Publications without remote mirror parameter  + , Publications without archive mirror parameter  + , Publications without paywall mirror parameter  + , Literature reviews  + , Publications without references parameter  + , Publications  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 7 November 2014 13:33:01  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2009  +
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