Impact of Social Sciences – Increasingly collaborative researcher behaviour is the real threat to the resilient academic publishing sector

tagteam101's bookmarks 2017-08-09


"Traditional academic publishing has been rumoured to be imperilled for decades now. Despite continued criticism over pricing and a growing open access movement, a number of recent reports point to the sector’s resilience. Francis Dodds suggests this is partly attributable to the adaptability of academic publishers but also highlights attitudes of researchers surprisingly committed to the status quo as another key factor. However, other aspects of researcher behaviour may prove more disruptive in the long term, with greater collaboration leading to the growing informal use and exchange of free material between researchers...."


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Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) » peter.suber's bookmarks
Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) » Graham Steel's bookmarks

Tags: oa.publishing oa.ssh oa.sustainability oa.attitudes oa.publishers oa.profits oa.collaboration oa.economics_of oa.guides oa.revenues

Date tagged:

08/09/2017, 11:23

Date published:

08/09/2017, 10:07