Does Self-Publishing Make Sense for Scholarly Writers? Highlights From a Discussion

Can self-publishing find traction in scholarly publishing as it has parts of general publishing? A recent panel at London Book Fair took up the question. The self-publishing platform Lulu has rolled out a service called Glasstree for scholarly authors. ‘Publishing Perspectives’ contributor Alastair Horne moderated a London Book Fair panel on the topic—which is not without controversy—and agreed to write up some ... The post Does Self-Publishing Make Sense for Scholarly Writers? Highlights From a Discussion appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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