Academic publishing is going through a relatively turbulent time of late.

The transition from print to electronic – and from subscription access to open access – has been taking place in different areas at different speeds, leaving the overall scholarly communication environment a rather mixed one where genuinely transformative new publishers sit alongside their more staid predecessors.

LSE write. You can read the full story here. 


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