The Future of Scholarly Communications in Economics — Economics E-Journal
"In recent years, scholarly communication has changed in several ways in response to the growth of the internet, for example open access to research findings and research data has become much more common. Moreover the Web has given rise to new forms of scholarly communication like collaborating and commenting on papers and evaluating and publishing of papers via social media channels, blogs, wikis, and scientific networks. These internet-driven changes to the research process are affecting the roles of publishers, libraries, and scientific communities. Our workshop, co-organized by the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) and the Leibniz Information Centre for Economics (ZBW) affiliated with the Leibniz Research Alliance Science 2.0, wants to address these issues with several interesting presentations from economists and information scientists. In addition, Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal is planning to publish a special issue on the topic of the workshop. Further information on this special issue you may find at ..."