Share this entry

Share this page

electronic publishing

Line breaks: elec|tron¦ic pub¦lish|ing

Definition of electronic publishing in English:


[mass noun]
The issuing of books and other material in machine-readable form rather than on paper.
Example sentences
  • Without a contract specifying both paper and electronic publishing, an author could have two contracts for the same book.
  • Her research interests include distributed publishing systems, electronic publishing, and information technology in journalism.
  • This information could be tracked if there were sufficient space in the publication, which is generally not an issue in electronic publishing.

Definition of electronic publishing in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day quintillion
Pronunciation: kwɪnˈtɪljən
a thousand raised to the power of six…