Palgrave Macmillan announces Palgrave Pivot:
Palgrave Macmillan is delighted to announce a new imprint: Palgrave Pivot. Launching globally in Autumn 2012 and publishing across the Humanities and Social Sciences, Palgrave Pivot liberates scholarship from the straitjacket of traditional formats and business models. It offers authors the flexibility of publishing at lengths between the journal article and the conventional monograph. The new imprint will be available as digital collections for libraries, including via Palgrave Connect, individual ebooks for personal use, and as digitally-produced print editions.
Palgrave Pivot will emphasize speed of delivery as well as innovation. The imprint undertakes to publish within 3 months of acceptance after full peer review.
Titles for Palgrave Pivot are:
- focused on new important research, or are a review of an area with broad appeal
- shorter than a typical scholarly monograph, at an average of 100 pages (or 35 thousand words), meaning that they are faster to write, concise and more digestible for readers
- published exceptionally fast to make new or timely research available more quickly
- rigorously peer-reviewed
- published in print and ebook formats