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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.

Case Study on Self-Publishing in the Humanitiess

Wednesday, November 28, 4 PM
Location: Main Library, North Conference Room (W449)

Ronald Haladyna, Professor (emeritus) of Spanish and Latin American Culture, Ferris State University, will compare his experiences editing one bilingual anthology of South American poetry with a university press, and publishing three additional volumes himself. General discussion to follow.

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

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