Profile

Tim Conner
First Name: Tim
Surname: Conner
Position: Lecturer
Telephone: +44 (0)1224 263926
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Duties and Responsibilities

Tim Conner is a Lecturer on the Publishing Studies programmes which has 2 undergraduate and 2 postgraduate courses. From May 2002 to March 2003, he was Acting Course Leader for the undergraduate courses. In 2002-2003 and 2006-2007 he was Course Leader for the postgraduate courses, delivered both on-campus and online through the CampusMoodle.

Academic Background

Pre-press Manager: Harley and Cox, Dundee (1999-2000).

Production Manager: Network Publications - Scottish/London publishing company mainly concentrating on print and new media development - Stirling (1998-1999).

Research Interests

New Media, Print Production and specialised areas of electronic publishing.

Scots and Minority Language Publishing

The use of Community Spaces in the International Book Publishing Industry

His research interests include supervision of postgraduate students undertaking an MSc in digital media and electronic publishing.

He provides consultancy for the National Trust of Scotland for a number of properties and for regions across Scotland. This role has involved the delivery of electronic publishing solutions for many of the properties. In many cases this has been in an advisory role in the North East and Highland region.

Consultancy for the Scots Language publisher Itchycoo for the creation of a digital media product to increase distribution of their titles and also support their target audience in the form of a value added multimedia rich product.

Consultancy training for the Scottish Publishing (formerly the Scottish Publishers Association).

Professional Memberships

The Stationers Company - a Livery Company of the City of London Freeman. Awarded 2004.

Publications

Conner, T. An examination of the Scots language publishing activity by Scottish publishers. The main focus being on the development of a new publisher's experience in this particular niche, conference paper accepted and presented at the 6th International Conference of the Book, Boston 2006.

Conner, T. Scots Language Publishing, accepted for the International Journal of the Book (publication due in 2008).

Conner, T. The use of Community Spaces for the Book Publishing Industry, conference paper accepted for the 7th International Conference of the Book, Madrid 2007.