Fyfe A. 2006. Information revolution: William Chambers, the publishing pioneer. Endeavour. 30(4):120-125

This general-interest article reviews the contribution of William Chambers (1800–1883), who was one of the first science publishers to take advantage of steam power and new machinery in the 19th century to reach a national market, reaching a broad readership from all parts of society. The article is part of the Science in the Industrial Revolution series.