This guide is designed to help you get started with your Publishing research. Find books, journal articles, and additional research resources available to you at SFU Library.
Highlighted resources for Publishing
Quill and Quire
The foremost magazine for Canadian publishing news. Available in print at Belzberg and Fraser libraries. We also have access to Quill & Quire Omni for the latest Canadian book industry news.
This database includes articles on the Canadian publishing industry and indexes older articles from Quill & Quire.
This database contains articles from academic business journals, industry news sources and magazines (e.g. Publishers Weekly), and industry & market reports.
Chicago Manual of Style
The online version also includes the Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide, sample forms, letters, and style sheets.
Publishing @ SFU's Engage Blog, which includes occasional Library and research news.
Help with course assignments
Note: Course guides are usually only updated when there's a new instruction session for that class, so information on these pages might be dated.
Undergraduate Minor in Print and Digital Publishing (see their page for a complete list of courses)
Master of Publishing (see their page for more information)
- PUB 601 Editorial Theory and Practice
- PUB 602 Design and Production Control in Publishing
- PUB 606 Magazine Publishing Project
- PUB 801 History of Publishing
- PUB 898 Internship Project Report
New Publishing books
- World building : transmedia, fans, industries
- Thinking in icons : designing and creating effective visual symbols
- The art of the pulps : an illustrated history
- The Georgia straight : a 50th anniversary celebration
- Comic shop : the retail mavericks who gave us a new geek culture
- Bad rabbi : and other strange but true stories from the Yiddish press
- The handbook of visual culture
- Design school type : a practical guide for students and designers
- Bookshops : a cultural history
- Printer's error : irreverent stories from book history
- Print is dead, long live print : the world's best independent magazines
- The book cover in the Weimar Republic = Buchumschläge in der Weimarer Republik
- Expired paper
- Brought to book : print in Ireland, 1680-1784
- The illustrated dust jacket 1920-1970
- Vogue : the covers
- The visual history of type