How Publishers Make Money by Losing Money: The Economics of Archaeology Publishing Part 2

September 8, 2014

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In my first post on the economics of book publishing I mentioned that many mass medias have a long tail model, most books “lose” money but a few make lots of money. With all these losses you might be wondering how publishers stay in business? The Art of Taxes Books are physical stock and physical […]

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Around the Archaeology Blogosphere Digest #1

September 5, 2014

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Over a year ago I used to do a weekly post of other Archaeology Blogs worth following, highlighting some of the other archeo blogs out there. I would like to pick back up that tradition. However, instead of focusing on the whole blog I am going to be collecting all the posts from the last […]

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DIY Publishing in Archaeology Part 1: Formatting

September 5, 2014

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My last post talked about the different components of publishing and what you want to get out of it. If you have reviewed all the different factors and decided that you want to do DIY publishing this post, and some of the following ones, will take you through most of the considerations. It could also be that […]

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Go With a Publisher or DIY? Archaeology Publishing

September 2, 2014

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The world of publishing has changed dramatically in the last few years. E-books and E-readers are now a thing. Open Access is dominating the discussion in journal publishing. Big chain bookstores are going out of business like it is the cool thing to do. Now, anyone with a computer and an Internet connection has all […]

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$7100 for a Archaeology Book! The Economics of Archaeology Publishing

September 1, 2014

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In the last few months I have fielded some questions from Tracy at Archaeology in Tennessee and Maria at Sprache der Dinge about publishing in archaeology. Unfortunately, I don’t think I did their questions justice with my short emails. So I am going to spend this week’s blog posts on publishing in archaeology, including DIY publishing digital […]

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Internet Archaeology is going Open Access and you can win a prize- #iaopen

August 27, 2014

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Internet Archaeology was the first Open Access Archaeology journal when it was launched back in 1996. It then took a brief detour into paywall publishing to pay the bills. But, now it is heading back to being Open Access i.e. free to read. In celebration of this fact Judith is having a neat little contest on […]

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Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference

August 26, 2014

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I have updated these videos for Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference. I had originally posted this on November 14th, 2013 but since then I have gotten better software and more experience.  So I digitally remastered the videos (makes me sound like a movie studio) i.e. re-edited the videos. It should be a more enjoyable viewing experience. […]

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