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AAUP Conference Knowledge
Return on Investment (ROI)•Business Models • Online Shopping Carts • Finance & Accounting Technology for Small Businesses• Royalty Accounting & Systems • Chart of Accounts• Long Term Financial Planning• The Operating Budget• Proforma Financial Statements•The Production Budget• Hidden Liabilities•Title Budgets• Audits & Auditors•Reserves & Allowances•Capital Needs & Financial Accountability of UPs•Accounts Receivable•Projecting Cash Needs•Inventory Management•Risk Management & Insurance•Taxes•Exhibits and Sales Tax•Distribution AgreementsDistribution Agreements•Order Fulfillment Computer Systems for Publishers•Computer Security•Independent Contractor and the Press•Keeping Credit and Collections Manageable•Contracting for Outside Fulfillment•Warehouse Operations•Introduction to the Journals Section• Journals Subscription Revenues• Journals Nonsubscription Revenues• Journals Expense Categories• Allocation of Overhead Costs in Journal Programs• Relationships with Journal Editors• Types of Publishing Arrangements and Contracts• Financial Arrangements between Books and Journals• Press Boards• Financial Strategies for Coping with Recession• AAUP Compensation Survey: An Overview• A Primer on University Presses• Glossary of Publishing Terms• Publishing Business Reference Materials• Book Publishing Accounting: Some Basic Concepts