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Trends and challenges in Scholarly Communication

Posted by Peta Hopkins on February 9, 2007

 Miriam Drake from the Georgia Institute of Technology Library writes about developments in open access, journal publishing, institutional repositories and the likely trends and challenges for the future.

“Scholarly communication is in turmoil. It is not clear how scholarly publishers will cope with change or if journals will even survive. That’s why we turned to two leading experts to provide some insight into scholarly publishing now and in the future. Sally Morris—former chief executive of the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP)—and Michael Mabe—chief executive of the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers (STM)—both take a broad look at scholarly communications. They are keenly aware of the trends affecting scholarly publishing and the changing ways scholars communicate with their readers and each other” — Read more … Scholarly Communication in Turmoil


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