Publishing in Scotland: reviewing the fragile revival.

McCleery, Alistair, Sinclair, Marion and Gunn, Linda (2008) Publishing in Scotland: reviewing the fragile revival. Publishing Research Quarterly, 24 (2). pp. 87-97. ISSN 1053-8801

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A comparison of analyses of the Scottish publishing industry carried out in 1992, 2002 and 2007 underscores the fragility of the sector within a small country within the English-language community. A number of indices reveal either stability or stagnation and the picture emerges of the remarkable tenacity of publishing in Scotland. Although there is already a significant and vital element of state support for publishing in Scotland, further intervention will be necessary to ensure fulfilment of its potential.

Item Type: Article
Print ISSN: 1053-8801
Electronic ISSN: 1936-4792
Uncontrolled Keywords: Scottish publishing; publishing; Scottish Publishers Association; analyses;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Arts & Creative Industries
Edinburgh Napier University, Institute for Creative Industries
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 070 News media, journalism & publishing
Library of Congress Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z004 Books. Writing. Paleography
Item ID: 4696
Depositing User: Mrs Lyn Gibson
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2011 13:51
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2013 16:20

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