Publishing & Information services. Alexis Hernandez. Publishing:. T he selection, preparation, and distribution of printed matter—including books, newspapers , magazines, and pamphlets . . timeline. 250 BC; Scrolls: Roll of paper, copper, or other kinds of materials
250 BC; Scrolls: Roll of paper, copper, or other kinds of materials
400; Codices: Pages held together by stitching
1436; Gutenberg Press:The Gutenberg press with its wooden and later metal movable type printing brought down the price of printed materials.
1860; Typewriter: A machine for writing mechanically in letters
1975; Personal Computer: designed for individual use, as by a person in an office or at home or school.