The Future of the Academic Journal

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Bill Cope, Angus Phillips
Chandos Publishing, 1 lip 2014 - 478
The world of the academic journal continues to be one of radical change. A follow-up volume to the first edition of The Future of the Academic Journal, this book is a significant contribution to the debates around the future of journals publishing. The book takes an international perspective and looks ahead at how the industry will continue to develop over the next few years. With contributions from leading academics and industry professionals, the book provides a reliable and impartial view of this fast-changing area. The book includes various discussions on the future of journals, including the influence of business models and the growth of journals publishing, open access and academic libraries, as well as journals published in Asia, Africa and South America.
  • Looks at a fast moving and vital area for academics and publishers
  • Contains contributions from leading international figures from universities and publishers

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1 Introduction
2 Changing knowledge ecologies and the transformation of the scholarly journal
the future of scholarly and scientific journals
4 Academic journals in a context of distributed knowledge
5 Business models in journals publishing
6 The growth of journals publishing
7 The postGutenberg open access journal
8 How the rise of open access is altering journal publishing
how the performance of journals is measured
12 The role of repositories in the future of the journal
13 The role of the academic library
Open Medicine open access and academic freedom
a novel experience of online reading
16 The future of Latin American academic journals
17 The status and future of the African journal
past present and future

the future of the academic journal?
what are the pressures on the present system?

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Informacje o autorze (2014)

Dr Bill Cope is Research Professor in the Department of Educational Policy Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA and Director of Common Ground Publishing. He is the co-author or editor of a number of books, including, with Angus Phillips, The Future of the Book in the Digital Age, also published by Chandos, in 2006.

Angus Phillips is Director of the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies and Head of the Publishing Department at Oxford Brookes University. He worked for a number of years as a non-fiction editor at Oxford University Press and now acts as a consultant to publishing companies in the UK and internationally.

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