Month: September 2017

When Readers Determine the Binding

According to Market Share Reports, in August 2017 the top-used web browser on desktop computers was Chrome. Its combined versions were used by 59.38% of people online worldwide. Second place was Internet Explorer, which, combined with the stats for Edge, Microsoft’s new banner browser, accounted for 21.24% of web users. Trailing behind these were Firefox,

Capturing the Ephemeral

Part 2 of the Technical Guidelines Series focuses on documentation. It’s a topic that is touched on in the previous Archivability section, but it’s one that really requires a bit more unpacking, so it has its own page in our recommendations package. As usual, I won’t reprint the document in this blog post—you can view

FAQ: What does the acquisitions editor do?

As Acquisitions Editor, my role is to find valuable projects, review them, and guide authors in developing them to their final form. My core concerns in this process are scholarly merit and intellectual integrity. While we require projects to make a contribution to scholarship along the same lines as monographs, that is, advancing complex arguments,