Posted by: bluesyemre | January 21, 2014

5 Trends for Academic Publishing in 2014 By George Lossius

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  • Every year I scrutinize what are likely to be the key developments in academic publishing that may take hold over the coming year. To my immense satisfaction I occasionally get it right, however more often than not, and true to the nature of the industry, that ‘next big thing’ tends to take a while longer to bear its fruit than anticipated. Last year, for example, we looked at the impact factor facing its demise, likely publisher consolidation, the rise of the e-textbook and mobile device usage, and publishers taking a more interactive approach to data provision. To varying degrees we witnessed advances in some of these areas while others saw very little movement whatsoever. So what’s in store for the year ahead?

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