The winners of the annual Association for Publishing Education Dissertation Prize have just been announced. Three prizes were offered, one winner and two runners-up.
This year all three winning students concentrate on digital developments within the publishing sector.
First prize goes to Sarah Blankfield of UCL for Towards a digital spine: what methods are UK and US publishers, and their representative bodies, using to tackle ebook piracy? This is a very insightful and extremely timely exploration of what is probably the greatest contemporary challenge to the publishing industry.
There are two highly commended runner-up prizes…