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BELOW THE FOLD: This term is a carry-over from newspaper publishing days. In newspaper terms, “below the fold” means content was on the bottom half of the page (below the physical fold in the paper). In web design terms, “below the fold” refers to the content that is generally going to be below the point first viewable to the average website visitor in their browser (in other words, viewers would have to scroll down to see the content).
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Published in conjunction with the CD-ROM: Compact disc with read-only memory; anon-interactive CD which is the platform for almost all offline electronicpublishing.C format: an imprecise term for any paperbackformat other than and , most often used to describe a paperbackedition published simultaneously with, and in the same format as, the hardbackoriginal.CICI: abbreviation for Confederation ofInformation Communication Industries, a grouping of trade associations organisedunder the auspices of the CIP: abbreviation for cataloguing inpublication, a programme set up by the in the UK and the in the USA to capturebibliographical data on titles not yet published.CLA: abbreviation for Copyright LicensingAgency, the organisation which co-ordinates the collection of dues from licensedphotocopying etc.CLARCS: abbreviation for Copyright LicensingAgency Rapid Clearance Service, a service provided by to facilitate copyright clearance for .colophon: originally the bibliographicinformation printed at the end of a book, the term is now used almostexclusively for the device or logo of the publisher commonly printed on the and the of the cover jacket.commissioning editor: a person employed in apublishing house to seek out authors to write particular books for publication;sometimes used as a synonym for contract: the agreement drawn up between thepublisher and the author to confirm payment terms, ,respective responsibilities etc at the point of acquisition.