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Glossary Terms

Linotype Machine:  A typesetting machine operated from a keyboard that casts an entire line as a single slug of metal 

Lithography:  The art or process of producing a picture, writing, or the like, on a flat, specially prepared stone, with some greasy or oily substance, and of taking ink impressions from this as in ordinary printing.

Magazine:  A publication that is issued periodically, usually bound in a paper cover, and typically contains essays, stories, poems, etc., by many writers, and often photographs and drawings, frequently specializing in a particular subject or area, as hobbies, news, or sports.

Publication:  The act of publishing a book, periodical, map, piece of music, engraving, or the like

Rotary Press:  a printing press in which the type or plates to be printed are fastened upon a rotating cylinder and are impressed on a continuous roll of moving paper

Town Criers: A town officer who makes proclamations to the people; the public crier of a town.
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Power point References:

Burland, John.  Gutenberg’s Invention.  Retrieved November 11, 2006 from http://www.mainz.de/gutenberg/english/erfindun.html

Infoplease Database. Publishing Timeline. Retrieved November 21, 2006 from http://www.infoplease.com/ipea/A0154485.html

Hunt, Paul.  Media Literacy Review. Retrieved November 11, 2006 from http://interact.uoregon.edu/medialit/MLR/readings/articles/magazines.html

Mercer, Peter. History of Printing.  Retrieved November 21, 2006 from http://ink.news.com.au/mercury/print/museum/print_history.htm

Other References:

Ferree, W (1954).  Andrew Bradford: A Pioneer Printer of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Historical Association. 21, 214-227. 
The Development of Print Technology.  Retrieved November 11. 2006 from http://communication.ucsd.edu/bjones/Books/printech.html
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia (2006) 6th ed. Retrieved October 8, 2006 http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/people/A0808660.html