Publishing a Book

Publishing a book refers here to publishing a book for use in the academic context of colleges, universities, and research. It is important to be clear about what kinds of books are usually published for these uses. First, there are textbooks, which usually contain no original research but are instead ways to organize and present research done by others for use in classroom teaching. These books are usually addressed to the student and written at a level specifically chosen for the target market (e.g., lower division undergraduate students, graduate students). These books often include exercises, glossaries, topics for discussion, and other aids to learning. The second kind of book is the edited anthology, which is a collection of essays assembled by an editor ...

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