Don Schmidt began his publishing career working for the NY Yellow pages (The Blue Books) directory publisher in the mid 1980s. Over the course of a career that is approaching thirty years, Don has had stints at Macmillan, Springer-Verlag, McGraw-Hill, Perseus Books Group and Random House.
Don was formerly the Production Manager at ABC-CLIO, until 2013. In 2011, Don oversaw the completion of The World History Encyclopedia, a 21-Volume set that was in development and production for almost 10 years. This was the largest single project in ABC-CLIO history.
Don completed his studies in the Pace University online Masters in Publishing Science Program (graduation was May, 2012 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City). Don will be posting two to four times a week on a range of topics. Check back often and follow along.