The Future of the Academic Journal
- Bill Cope, University of Illinois and Common Ground Publishing, USA
- Angus Phillips, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Examines current issues in journals publishing and reviews how the industry will develop over the next few years. With contributions from leading academics and industry professionals, the book provides an authoritative and balanced view of this fast-changing area. There are a variety of views surrounding the future of journals and these are covered using a range of contributors. Online access is now taken for granted - 90 per cent of journals published are now available online, an increase from 75 per cent in 2003.
Academics in the fields of information science, library studies, and publishing studies; Professionals from libraries, publishing, and research bodies; Policy-makers around the world concerned with the issues that surround information and research