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Alternative Library Literature 1988-1989
Berman, Sanford, Danky, James
Expose Yourself: Using the Power of Public Relations to Promote Your Business and Yourself
Beals, Melba
A hands-on, practical book that gets down to the details of doing promotion.
Field Guide to Alternative Media: A Directory to Reference & Selection Tools Useful in Accessing Small & Alternative Press Publications and Independently Produced Media
Case, Patricia J. (ed.), Task Force on Alternatives in Print
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A listing of tools that list, index or review primarily small and alternative press publications and independently-produced media. The Field Guide is divided into four sections: Subject and Trade Dire...
From Politics to Profit: The Commercialization of Canadian Daily Newspapers, 1890-1920
Sotiron, Minko
Analyzes the transformation of Canadian newspapers that occurred between 1890 and 1920 when daily newspapers slowly changed from political mouthpieces to a marketable industry.
Index of Zines - F5
Zine reviews from Factsheet 5.
Media Names & Numbers: Your Connection to the Media
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A comprehensive directory of the Canadian news media, including television and radio stations and programs, daily, weekly, ethnic and campus newspapers, consumer and trade magazines, and academic jour...
The myth of a free market in publishing and high-tech
Diemer, Ulli
The high-tech industries, in the U.S. in particular, owe their very existence to massive levels of government subsidies and intervention.
The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Media
Steven, Peter
Peter Steven aims to make readers realize the power and influence of dominant media but, at the same time, also understand that they are not "omnipotent" and that there are alternative forms available...
Quill and Quire: Periodical profile
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Radical Newspapers
Diemer, Ulli
A radical newspaper succeeds to the extent that in engages in dialogue with its readers and community, rather than in preaching. Portal for Journalists and Writers - The directory for reporters, writers, editors and researchers
Sources is an information portal for journalists, freelance writers, news editors, authors, researchers and journalism students -- and a resource for organizations, institutions, businesses, and ind...
Taplok Press, A New Flame: Against The Current vol. 89
Biddle, Kurt; Noor, Rivani
Reading Left books has become somewhat of a trend in Indonesia. Although the struggle for democracy is far from won, overthrowing the dictator Suharto in 1998 has brought a lot of positive changes for...
The World of Zines: A Guide to the Independent Magazine Revolution
Gunderloy, Mike; Goldberg, Janice
Written for both readers and publishers of small press. Includes information on how to publish your own zine.

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A website featuring links to a wide range of alternative resources, with an extensive subject index.
To provide insightful environmental research and opinion from Canadian scholars, professionals and activists through publishing a quarterly environmental journal.
Canadian Environmental Network
The Canadian Environmental Network is a neutral conduit for communications between 1500+ environmental groups in Canada. Nine regional networks also provide more regionally based networking services.
Connexions Archive & Library
The Connexions Archive & Library is Toronto-based project dedicated to keeping alive the rich history of grassroots movements for social justice. Connexions preserves 'alternative' histories that r...
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Connexions provides information and services for advocacy groups, voluntary and non-profit organizations, and individuals, who are working for social and economic justice, environmental responsibility...
Media Names and Numbers
Published by Sources, Media Names & Numbers is a comprehensive directory of the Canadian news media, including television and radio stations and programs, daily, weekly, ethnic and campus newspapers, ...
SEEDS Canada Foundation
An education support organization for schools across Canada providing environmental education and sustainability education materials.
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing, and disseminating information to help journalists, editors, and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background i...

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The Cultural Industries in Canada
Problems, Policies and Prospects
Dorland, Michael (ed.)
Dorland discusses policy problems specific to the Canadian cultural industries that produce cultural commodities, such as books, films and television programs.
Fifty Shades of Pulp
Book Review
Wald, Alan
Book review of Paula Rabinowitz's 'American Pulp: How Paperbacks Brought Modernism to Main Street.'
From Cave Paintings to the Internet
Norman, Jeremy
Chronological and Thematic Studies on the History of Information and Media.
International Directory of Little Magazines & Small Presses
Also publish guide and how-to-books for pulishers, and the monthly Small Press Review, and Small Press Record of Books in Print. ...
The Meaning of Everything
The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary
Winchester, Simon
An Open Letter to CanLit about the Derogatory Term, "Small Press"
Pelley, Chad
We need the government to value Canadian publishing houses, and calling them “small presses” is not helping that cause.
Powerful publicity and marketing tools for publishers and authors
Helping authors and publishers to publicize themselves and their books with a package of marketing and media relations tools designed to get publicity in the media and to reach readers and book buyers...
Publishers look to China and India to help them weather recession
Potter, Blyton and business guides serve global appetite for English language books
Tryhorn, Chris; Wray, Richard
Book sales slowing in Britain, but booming in overseas markets.
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Publishing Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to publishing in the Sources directory for the media.
Self-Publishing Manual
How to write, print & sell your own book
Poynter, Dan
A comprehensive manual on self-publishing your own book which covers all aspects of the process from writing to selling.
UK press targets middle India
Associated's Mail Today is one of many British titles targeting the growing market
Robinson, James
International publishing groups have recently rushed to publish and market Indian versions of their publications. They are taking advantage of the booming market the growing middle class demographic h...

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A worker-run book publisher and distributor organized around anarchist principles. Our goal is to make available radical books and other materials, titles that are published by independent presses, no...
The small press source. A publishing company and leading international supplier of small press information since 1964. Titles include the International Directory of Small Presses and Magazines, the Di...
Factsheet Five
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Guide to zines and alternative publishing.