Impact of Social Sciences – There are new frontiers for academic publishing but scholarly associations and faculty must seize the opportunities
lkfitz's bookmarks 2017-08-25
"Digital communication and open access publishing are changing the multi-billion dollar field of scientific publishing. These changes and innovations have the potential to disrupt or exacerbate current access and cost problems in publishing. The digital world opens new niches and frontiers for publishing; it is up to scientists to make the most of these opportunities. Scientific stakeholders should consider new economic and organisational models for publishing, although this may be difficult in an inertial and tradition-bound field such as academia."