FACTS & STATISTICS
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:
1.A publisher is a person or entity which engages in the act of publishing.
Major publishing companies include
AOL Time Warner, including subsidiaries Warner Books and Little, Brown ASCII Baen Books Farrar, Straus and Giroux Hachette Filipacchi Media Harlequin Mills & Boon Harper Collins, including William Morrow and Avon Hearst Corporation Kodansha, notable for manga Longman McGraw-Hill Penguin Group (USA), imprints include Riverhead, Berkley Books, Viking. Random House, imprints Bantam/ Doubleday/ Dell, Delacorte, Delta, Alfred A. Knopf Reed Elsevier, a major publisher of scientific literature Simon & Schuster, a division of Viacom, including Scribner Shogakukan, notable for manga Shueisha, notable for manga W. H. Freeman and Company
Noted small presses
France Éditions José Corti Éditions Gallimard Éditions Denoël Les Éditions du Mercure de France Nouveaux Loisirs (tourist guides) Gallimard Jeunesse P.O.L. Les Éditions de la Table Ronde Les Éditions de Minuit
2. (among Jehovah's Witnesses) a regular proclaimer of the news of God's kingdom, evangeliser, missionary, etc.
Results from FactBites:
Publishing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2098 words)
A modern book or periodical publishing company (or publisher) is the gateway through which authors must pass to see their work in print (whether hard copy or electronic).
The purpose of copyright is to protect the capital invested in the "work" by the publisher and the wish of the scholar is to have the work as widely distributed as possible.
The general complaint is that conglomerates or large corporations have bought and merged a significant number of key publishing houses or bookstores.
publishing house - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about publishing house (120 words)
Desktop publishing program created by Microsoft and aimed mainly at the entry-level home user.
Microsoft Publisher offers help to the user through wizards and templates, and uses online resources to create extra content.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
More results at FactBites »