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Are there any precedences for sombody being held accountable for a mistake in a textbook? [migrated]

In most modern-day textbooks, especially the ones I've read, a disclaimer is always present which states that the author or the publishing body has tried its best to siphon out all errors, however, in ...
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Author title(s) and affiliation(s)

What is the correct format to fill out this field in a form? What if the author has no affiliations? Could you please give some examples? Author title(s) and affiliation(s):
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Chances of Being Accepted for a Book Author as a Graduate Student

I recently identified a textbook which is currently looking for authors of chapters. It states "For selected and invited authors" on the website, so I am wondering, if I submit a chapter proposal, if ...
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Are authors identified by the chapters they contributed to in multi-authors books

I wrote 4 chapters of a book, and three more authors wrote other chapters. I was expecting that each chapter would reference the author who wrote it, but the editor says it is customary not to do this,...
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Writing a book: How do you use references?

I'm re-writing my PhD dissertation as a book manuscript. My dissertation includes in-text citations to back up what I'm saying in almost every sentence - (Doe, 2012). My brief review of academic books ...
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Order of author names in a textbook that is to be published

I am currently working on a book with several fellow researchers, and there seems to be a disagreement of how the author names should be listed. The book will be published by a major university press ...
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Appropriate recognition for contribution to a book

I am a PhD student and my supervisor has asked me to make some significant contributions to a book which he is trying to publish. He has asked me to proofread the book (English is my native language ...
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Does publishing books help with PhD admissions?

Say I have a deep knowledge of an advanced technical topic, and have written a book on such a topic. Though this book does not contain any original research ideas, it is a well written and thorough ...
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Writing two different books with some overlap

I am in the process of writing a book on machine learning. I have also been contacted to co-author another book, on the topic of deep learning. The books are quite different, but they do have some ...
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Defining book co-author

Must a co-author of a book have written literally half? Or can her role refer to significant contributions that actually made the book publishable, such as extensive rewriting and editing, knowledge ...