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New Faculty Discussion Group: Print on Demand (POD) Self Publishing and Alternative Publishing Models

MSU faculty, academic staff, and academic administrators are invited to take part in a new faculty discussion group on Print on Demand (POD) Self Publishing and Alternate Publishing Models in Academia. The MSU Libraries are organizing the group in response to faculty request.

Discussion topics will include: advantages and disadvantages of alternative models; resources for editing, design, indexing and production; marketing through professional organizations and trade associations; distribution through non-traditional channels, and more.

Location: Main Library, North Conference Room (W449)

The group will continue in Spring term, on the last Wednesday of the month from January to April (January 30, February 27, March 27, April 24, 2013.)

Authors - the new publishers

Joe Grimm, MSU School of Journalism
Wednesday, January 30, 4 PM

New publishing techniques make it possible for everyone who writes to publish books. MSU Journalism instructor Joe Grimm has published eight books using several methods, including the academic press, print on demand, working directly with publishers, multi-platform digital publishing, and working with small publishers. Come figure out how to publish your next book!

For more information, contact Ruth Ann Jones or phone 517-884-0910.

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