These are the categories of publisher that are relevant to 'Department Chair'.
In general, the lowest category in the list below takes priority regarding copyright and policies.
|Definition:||A company that publishes for profit.|
|Guidance:||Commercial publishers may both publish their own journals and publish journals on behalf of learned societies and other client organisations. They normally control the rights for their own journals, and may control the rights for the journals of client organisations. However, some client organisations retain their rights.|
|Definition:||Subsidiary of a publishing house, with a different name, and possibly different rights|
|Case/E.g.:||Routledge, which is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, which in turn is an imprint of Informa|
|Guidance:||See also 'Sub-imprint' (which may be more suitable for societies) and 'Former imprint'.|
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