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Legacy Content Conversion: Generating citations, revenue and goodwill from your publication history

July 27, 2005


"Relevancy is driven by content, not publication date"

Document Solutions CEO and Planet PDF Contributing Editor Duff Johnson's latest article, "Legacy Content Conversion: Generating citations, revenue and goodwill from your publication history" appears in the Summer, 2005 issue of Journal Publishing, and is free for your download and use under the terms of the Reprint and Citation Policy (see below).

The article is intended to serve as a reference point for societies, associations, journals, trade publications and libraries who are considering digitizing published content.

From articulating needs to technology choices and business models, this article includes original research, hard-won insights and many other details sure to enhance the reader's understanding of content digitization and deployment.

Published for the past 17 years, Journal Publishing is the newsletter of Allen Press, a leading printer and publishing services company based in Lawrence, Kansas. Journal Publishing is distributed worldwide in hardcopy to over 12,000 individuals in academic societies, associations and libraries.

Article Features

  • 3 case studies exploring various legacy conversion business models
  • An in-depth, real-world study of how legacy conversion can contribute to content usage
  • A revealing look at how PDF fares vs. HTML when all other things are equal
  • Top 5 reasons to digitize back issues
  • 7 key indicators favoring legacy conversion
  • Key insights regarding considerations for publication-oriented document imaging

Reprint & Citation Policy

You may reprint this document in it's entirety at will. When referencing information within the article, you must attach the following attribution to the content or data: "Source: Allen Press, Journal Publishing".

Sample HTML for attribution
Source: <a href="http://www.allenpress.com/" target="_NEW">Allen Press</a>,
<em>Journal Publishing</em>

Download Duff's article today! [PDF: 896 kb]

Source: Allen Press, Journal Publishing

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