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Publishing

UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 4: Quality Education

Description

Publishing is the dissemination of literature, music, or information. It is the activity of making information available to the general public. In some cases, authors may be their own publishers, meaning originators and developers of content also provide media to deliver and display their content. "Publisher" can refer both to an individual who leads a publishing company or an imprint and to an individual who owns/heads a magazine.

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Organizations relating to Publishing

Biblica / Est. 1809
Software Publishers Association / Est. 1984
Europe Association of Test Publishers
Nordic Publishing Board in Social Sciences
International Publishers' Audio-Visual Association
Working Group of European Librarians and Publishers
International Federation of Bookbinders and Kindred Trades / Est. 1907
International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers / Est. 1969
European Association of Search and Database Publishing / Est. 1966
World Association of Publishers, Manufacturers and Distributors of Educational Materials / Est. 1952
Committee on International Freedom to Publish / Est. 1975
European Publishers Council / Est. 1991
Commission internationale des éditeurs / Est. 1901
Arab Distributors' Union / Est. 1974
International Association of Scholarly Publishers / Est. 1972
Edition, diffusion des oeuvres culturelles d'Afrique
European Office for Children's Publishers
BPA Worldwide / Est. 1931
European Paper, Converting and Graphic Industries Forum
Publish What You Pay Coalition
Alliance Publishing Trust / Est. 2006
ASEAN Book Publishers Association / Est. 2005
International Association of Circumpolar Health Publishers / Est. 2004
Institute of Charity / Est. 1828
Nordic Publishers Organization

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World Problems relating to Publishing

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Barriers to open publication of research results
Violation of right of trade unions to publish
Environmental hazards of publishing and printing industries
Newspaper and periodical censorship
Uneconomic publishing markets for minority languages
Calculated delay in publication of documents
Unbridled academic competition

Action Strategies relating to Publishing

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Developing software
Informing about ozone depletion
Negotiating binding agreements
Maintaining library
Implementing code of practice on transboundary movements of radioactive waste
Furnishing database on energy
Developing electronic publishing
Informing about biodiversity issues
Publishing targets for water-related disease control
Producing christian literature
Publishing materials about adolescent sexuality
Developing guidelines
Publishing international angling regulations
Using centrally binding wage agreements
Developing publication
Publishing new national standards
Developing ties with publishers
Supporting book publishing
Publishing standards
Setting scale of charges for services
Investigating academic competition
Developing publication service
Publishing globally common newspaper
Publicizing relevant new developments
Publishing list of conservation agreements

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