Top 5 Trends in Scholarly Publishing

Top 5 Trends in Scholarly Publishing

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The Digital Age has made it imperative for scholarly publishers to evolve in the way they create, review and disseminate content, be it in the form of a book, article, journal, research paper, report, etc. The digitization of content along with speedy technological advancements is redefining scholarly publishing as we know it.

Big Data: More than Just a Buzzword

So far, publishing has been based on a combination of instincts and sales & subscription figures. The sale of a book or subscription of a journal was noted, but there was no information beyond that. There was no way to know whether the consumer read the book or not, started reading it but left it midway or simply did not open it. Today, things couldn’t be any more different. Read More…

Social Media: A Novel Way to Connect and Engage

Social media sites have introduced us to a new way of viewing, sharing and reviewing information. Initially intended for personal use, the concept of social networking sites soon became a veritable goldmine for various industries. Social media is increasingly playing an integral role in the scholarly publishing industry, changing the way scholars and researchers collaborate and disseminate information. Read More…

Mobile Solutions: Content On-the-Go

The ubiquity of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets has revolutionized our personal lives as well as businesses across industries. An innovative, disruptive force, mobile technology has untethered people from their desks and enabled them to consume content in real-time even when they’re on the go. Scholarly publishers are leveraging mobile solutions to deliver content faster and at anytime on any device. Read More…

Automation: For Faster and Hassle-free Production

People are constantly on the lookout for new information or ideas, and the Internet offers an abundance of both. As anyone with Internet access can publish an article or independent research paper, the publishing world has become more competitive. To be a cut above the rest, STM publishers are streamlining their production using automated solutions and providing high-quality content in less time. Read More…

Open Access: Opening a World of Possibilities

The Internet has widened the competition to include everyone as a digital publisher. It has never been this easy to start a website, blog, mobile app, forum and social media page. This has given rise to a vast amount of freely available information that is authored and accessed by people all over the world. STM publishers, who have traditionally operated a subscription-based model, are now gradually adopting the idea of open access (OA). Read More…

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