ATG Book of the Week: Book Production

Title:  Book Production
Author: Adrian Bullock
Paperback: 978-0-415-59380-9: $35.95
Hardback: 978-0-415-59379-3: $115
eBook: 978-0-203-14635-4
Imprint: Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2012

 

“The digital revolution has brought with it a wider range of options for creating and producing print on paper products than ever seen before. With the growing demand for skills and knowledge with which to exploit the potential of digital technology, comes the need for a comprehensive book that not only makes it possible for production staff, editors, and designers to understand how the technology affects the industry they work in, but also provides them with the skills and competencies they need to work in it smartly and effectively. This book is designed to satisfy this need…

With expert opinions and case studies, and a consideration of the practices and issues involved, this offers a comprehensive overview of book production for anyone working, or training to work in or in conjunction with the books industry…

Contents:

Introduction Part 1: Production and project management 1. Project and production management 2. Planning the product 3. Implementation, Monitoring and Controlling Part 2: Processes and raw materials 4. Pre-press 5. Raw materials 6. Printing 7. Binding 8.Getting stock to the warehouse Appendices: Technical data related to standard sheet, reel, and book sizes; a section on paper measurements and calculations Glossary List of trade journals and useful reference books Index

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