Publishing Research Quarterly

, Volume 35, Issue 1, pp 138–163 | Cite as

Current Data Scale of the Traditional Publishing Industry in China

  • Li ZhangEmail author


Currently, China are planning their own big data centers and services in all works of life. So, are there big data in the publishing industry? What data does it have? This article will introduce the current situation in China’s traditional publishing industry in details mainly in three aspects, data types, data size and data utilization. Especially, it is the first time that to analyze the overall data scale of China’s traditional publishing industry over 10 years. Meanwhile, it gives average data volume of per press, published book, periodical and newspaper with analysis.


Traditional publishing Big data Data types Data scale Data utilization Data characteristics Digital publishing Knowledge service Internet publishing New media 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chinese Academy of Press and PublicationsBeijingChina

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