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New training courses launched for book production

We are very pleased to see that BIC (Book Industry Communication) have launched a whole new range of training courses for Production Staff to meet demands from the publishing industry. Ranging in length from half a day to two days, the Production courses cover the following areas: Introduction to Production Ebook Creation Printed books (colour […]

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Call for Papers : Society of Indexers Conference 2014

The Society of Indexers have put out a Call for Papers for their 2014 Conference: “Tesserae to tablets: Uncovering the future”, which will take place on 5th to 7th September 2014. Papers are invited for presentation to one-hour plenary (full conference) or parallel (optional attendance) sessions. The theme of the conference is innovations in publishing and […]

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Are Publishers Born or Made?

Are publishers born or made? Was the question asked at an insightful symposium at Kingston University where Course Directors, Lecturers, Publishers and Trade Associations (including the Publishers Association – Richard Mollet gave a brilliant presentation) and interested parties discussed the relevance of publishing degrees and education to the publishing industry. This was the first forum […]

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New Courses in Digital Publishing

The Publishing Training Centre have launched over 10 new courses to help plug the digital skills and training gap.  These include Digital Publishing, Developing an E Book Strategy, and Working with Social Media. With so many changes happening in your day to day job, you can’t afford not to receive formal training in the skills you’ll need for tomorrow.  The full list of courses.

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