List management

List management involves ordering new print runs, putting titles out of print, etc.

As a commissioning editor, Tony Mason has to keep track of all his titles and regularly give reports. What a typical report covers:


We looked at sales analysis, backlist and frontlist sales; and then had to choose what our own decisions would be in this reprint report.

list reprint report

Here are our decisions vs Tony’s:

list decisions

You can tell he has a lot of experience and we still have a lot to learn.

Read more on cost-cutting strategies, thinking about the monograph’s future and Open Access.

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