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AHSS 672. Introduction to Publishing. 3 Credits.

This introductory class will familiarize students with the history, business, and practice of small press publishing. Course lectures, readings, and activities focus on various facets of publishing history, production, and marketing processes. The course includes an orientation to North Dakota State University Press - a teaching and academic press located on the NDSU campus - and a hands-on experience in publishing a current chapbook manuscript for the press. The course will address the following areas of small press publishing: history of the small press movement; the history and aesthetics of the book; manuscript acquisitions and editing; the business of publishing; design aspects of publishing; copyright laws and permissions; promotion and marketing; and digital publishing. {Also offered for undergraduate credit - See AHSS 472.}.