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FS 24: The Wonder of Teaching: Scholarly sources

Library research guide for First Year Seminar, "The Wonder of Teaching," taught by Dr. Katherine Hickey

Learning outcomes

  • identify aspects of peer review that contribute to the quality and significance of scholarly journal articles.
  • Recognize how the mission of university presses is different from mass market publishers.

The Publishing Process in Seven Chapters

This video from commercial publisher Penguin Random House shows several of the steps involved in publishing a mass market book.

While mass market publishers like Penguin Random House publish books for a broad audience, university presses publish scholarly books for a specialized audience, including faculty and student researchers.

Dr. Leonard Allen of Abilene Christian University Press explains what makes university presses distinctive in this short video.

Check your understanding