Mon 14 February 2011 at 4.30 pm
Richard Hart â€“ Hart Publishing
Taking Place: BG10, Buckley Building Gypsy Lane Campus, Oxford Brookes University
Hart Publishing is an independent academic publisher based in Oxford specializing in legal books and journals. In his talk, Richard Hart will depict the role of independent academic publishers within the publishing industry and speak about how smaller academic publishers can indeed compete with large corporations and sometimes even do a better job than big businesses.
Richard Hart gained a law degree from Cambridge University, then briefly worked as a university lecturer in law before getting his first job in publishing with Professional Books. In 1986 he was appointed Law Editor at OUP, and in 1996 left to launch his own publishing company, Hart Publishing – where he is currently Managing Director.
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