Date of Award
Master of Science (MS)
Prof-Technical & Technology Education
A desktop publishing lab to serve education and industry involves a multiple of problems not the least of which is defining what it is and how it is used by individuals, business and the printing industry. Desktop publishing is a method whereby an individual can at will produce computer generated material, at his or her desktop, that is camera-ready for reproducing in a chosen manner and then distributed for the public's information. The term was coined in 1985 by Paul Brainerd, president and founder of Aldus Corporation, makers of one of the first pagination programs, PageMaker.
Link, Dee A., "Feasibility Study for a Desktop Publishing Lab for Education and Industry at Pittsburg State University" (1989). Electronic Thesis Collection. Paper 50.