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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

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Publishing information services

Publishing & Information services

Alexis Hernandez


Publishing

Publishing:

  • The selection, preparation, and distribution of printed matter—including books, newspapers, magazines, and pamphlets.


Timeline

timeline

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.


Companies

Companies

  • Random House, Inc. The world’s largest English trade publisher in fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books.

  • Simon & Schuster  One of the four largest English-language publishers.

  • Harper Collins Publisher  One of the leading publishers of children’s books.

  • Penguin Putnam  Publisher of literary, fiction, reference, academic and classic books.

  • Avon Books  American paperback book & comic book publisher.


Works cited

Works Cited

  • http://inventors.about.com/od/gstartinventors/a/Gutenberg.htm

  • http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/482597/publishing

  • www.google.com


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