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The impact of electronic publishing on the academic community

an international workshop organized by the Academia Europaea and the Wenner-Gren Foundation

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Published by Portland Press in London, Miami .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Universities and colleges -- Technological innovations,
  • Electronic publishing

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by I. Butterworth
    SeriesWenner-Gren international series -- v. 73
    ContributionsButterworth, Ian, Academia Europaea
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 191 p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16943195M
    ISBN 101855781220
    LC Control Number98042073

    Subscriptions The Journal of Electronic Publishing is an open access journal, free to all. The best quartile for this journal is Q2. Some users download digital content to their devices, enabling them to read the content even when their device is not connected to the Internet e. Some critics complain that this de facto system has emerged without thought to its consequences; they claim that the predictable result is the publication of much shoddy work, as well as unreasonable demands on the already limited research time of young scholars. Topic choice Many academics who publish ebooks have noticed a gap offered by the textbooks in their field.

    Please see our Guide for Authors for information on article submission. This point is reiterated by Richard Franklindirector, Abramis Academic Publishing who explains that "cutting edge" work published online often bypasses the need for the author to have an established online presence. If you require any further information or help, please visit our Support Center. The principal purpose of the journal is to publish scholarly work in the social sciences. If they publish in a Hybrid open access journalauthors pay a subscription journal a publication fee to make their individual article open access. Pollak said he is hopeful that the progress BIEC has made to date will encourage more stakeholders within the industry to work with BIEC to meet the environmental challenges that remain.

    Original or new work published as a short ebook can also help stimulate interest in the author's author work. The digitization projects could then be a lot more ambitious since the time needed for digitization decreased considerably, and digital libraries were on the rise. The other articles in such hybrid journals are either made available after a delay or remain available only by subscription. Other speakers, including Justin Spence of the American Chemical Society and Michiel Kolman of Reed Elsevier, discussed further the topics of pricing structures and the merits of cost-benefit analyses as a means by which to guide establishment of those structures.


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The impact of electronic publishing on the academic community book

In some cases, the reader may print the content onto paper using a consumer-grade ink-jet or laser printer or via a print on demand system. Universities have established e-learning platforms, online lecture notes and libraries available in virtual learning environments.

To encourage academics into online publishing, it is perhaps worthwhile to redefine what a book is. Issues such as the continued "certifying function" of the book and the journal, growing collaborations among university presses, and striving for the right balance between "bricks and clicks," were the major themes that closed the conference.

Please help improve it by rewriting it in an encyclopedic style. How to best assess monographs?. Publishers are often accused of capturing and monetising publicly-funded research, using free academic labour for peer review, and then selling the resulting publications back to academia at inflated profits.

It took a while to develop, and in there were only 10 texts that were manually recopied on computer by Michael S. SJR acts as an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor or an average number of citations received in last 2 years. This includes arbitrating disputes e.

The Social Science Journal

Contact Overview The Journal of Electronic Publishing JEP is an open access journal that publishes research and discussion about contemporary publishing practices, and the impact of those practices upon users.

Open access advocates generally reply that because open access is as much based on peer reviewing as traditional publishing, the quality should be the same recognizing that both traditional and open access journals have a range of quality.

The editor and publisher are committed to presenting wide-ranging and diverse viewpoints on contemporary publishing practices, and to encouraging dialogue and understanding between key decision-makers in publishing and those who are affected by the decisions being made. Tim Ingoldsby of the American Institute of Physics shared his predictions that the online journal would become the "copy of record;" Ingoldsby also made some provocative comments about what he foresees as the "deconstruction of the journal" and the restructuring of the secondary publishing industry.

Electronic publishers are able to respond quickly to changing market demand, because the companies do not have to order printed books and have them delivered.

If you require any further information or help, please visit our Support Center. With modern digital submission in formats such as PDFthis photographing step is no longer necessary, though the term is still sometimes used.

It is also becoming common to distribute books, magazines, and newspapers to consumers through tablet reading devicesa market that is growing by millions each year, [2] generated by online vendors such as Apple's iTunes bookstore, Amazon's bookstore for Kindle, and books in the Google Play Bookstore.

To achieve that, the data must be made accessible, unless there are well-founded reasons for not doing so, for example, intellectual property rights or security or privacy issues.

Internet has a direct effect on the publishing questions, letting creators and users go further in the traditional process writer - editor - publishing house.

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However, others provide direct value to researchers and research in steering the academic literature. Below I've compiled some tips and best practice - for publishers and authors alike - that I have observed in my role.

Proponents of open access suggest that such moves by corporate publishers illustrate that open access, or a mix of open access and traditional publishing, can be financially viable, and evidence to that effect is emerging[ citation needed ].

This is often considered alongside the value added by such companies, and therefore the two are closely linked as part of broader questions on appropriate expenditure of public funds, the role of commercial entities in the public sector, and issues around the privatisation of scholarly knowledge.

Not to mention the standard management processes for large enterprises, including infrastructure, people, security, and marketing. Sinatra and Marcello Vitali-Rosati[18] says that the beginnings of Internet and the Web are the very core of electronic publishing, since they pretty much determined the biggest changes in the production and diffusion patterns.

A large part of the work that students now do is on computers. Speakers were asked to address their own experiences with the provision that they include 3 major themes. JEP is not published for profit and its editorial decisions are not influenced by outside interests.

Although the timely topic is extremely popular in professional discourse and library journal literature, the "Forum on the Future" distinguished itself as unique; its solution-oriented focus was on tomorrow rather than on problems with which we are well acquainted today. The articles present innovative ideas, best practices, and leading-edge thinking about all aspects of publishing, authorship, and readership.Aug 15,  · The jury’s still out on the environmental impact of e-books according to Raz Godelnik, co-founder and CEO of Eco-Libris.

In the article “Is E-Reading Really Greener?” published in the Independent Book Publishers Association’s (IBPA) monthly journal, the Independent, Godelnik reviews the environmental issues surrounding e-publishing.

Models for Electronic Publishing Electronic books The book is quiet popular document to meet the academic and general needs of user community. Project Gutenberg, perhaps the best know publisher of book length electronic texts, began in with the goal of encouraging the creation and unlimited.

Jun 14,  · Academic publishing: The essential checklist for ebook authors Ebooks can make an important contribution to knowledge but quality remains an issue for the academic community. The Journal of Electronic Publishing (JEP) is a forum for research and discussion about contemporary publishing practices, and the impact of those practices upon atlasbowling.com Do you know the standard guidelines for writing a book/book chapter?

Our upcoming webinar will break down the journey of academic book writing and publishing into easy steps for researchers. It will also give practical tips to first-time authors for the effective promotion of their books. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.