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Please contact us to learn more about Eliquo’s production and consulting services. I hope that this kind of thinking represents publisher immaturity in understanding the digital medium, however, and publishers will move beyond it. Indeed, this is already happening in scholarly journal publishing, where the publishers are creating consortia like Crossref to facilitate the construction of hypertext links between articles in journals from different publishers in response to reader demand.
The good news is that a team of visual essay scholars and practitioners (myself included) are collaborating with two organizations focused on furthering digital publication in Cinema and Media Studies in establishing the first peer-reviewed videographic (as opposed to visual essay) academic journal.
Bath Spa University and the University of Parma have teamed up to develop a new series of illustrated art and design books celebrating the fantastic collection in the CSAS archive, publishing these in a digital format (Italian and English language) and possibly print (Italian language).
When Mary I of England lay dying in 1558, she said, When I am dead and opened, you shall find Calais lying in my heart.” As Hugh Howey lies dying, perhaps in 2058, one suspects he will say, When I am dead and opened, you shall find Amazon lying in my heart.” Sad, really sad.
She highlighted that by 2020, Millenials (those born between 1980 and 2000) will make up 50% of the workforce as they begin to outnumber baby boomers, and they are already shaping the publishing landscape in terms of agility, and their collaborative and social approach.
Electronic delivery, in conjunction with technological control of content, could wipe out these resale markets overnight and yield significant revenue opportunities 34 We can expect these types of books to be early targets for transition to digital forms, not only because of the enhancements that the digital medium offers the author for more effective communication, but for economic reasons as well.