Notice concerning Matters Related to Publishing Houses Also Engaging in Self-Funded Publishing Business

The Ministry of Culture Party Group “Report concerning Cautiously Dealing with Issues on Collective and Individual Applications for the Establishment of Publishers”, approved by the Central Propaganda Department, put forward: “In order to resolve the issue that the capacity for individual academic research work publishing is insufficient, we intend to recommend the self-funded publishing pilot scheme experience of the Shanghai Xuelin Publishing House, and approve that a number of publishers meeting conditions, on the basis of completing their book publishing plans, appropriately undertake the self-funded publishing tasks of some worthy academic works. But publishers are still responsible for political examination tasks”. No. 2 of “Publishing Work” of 1985 already published the Xuelin Publishing House “One Experiment in Publishing Reform – Knowledge from a Pilot Scheme on Self-Funded Publishing”. All relevant publishers are requested to earnestly research this. Continue reading