The Future of Academic Publishing

Image of the jounral stacks in an academic library

While issues related to academic publishing and open access have been quietly churning away for many years now, these issues have started to surface more publicly since the recent boycott of the academic publish Elsevier this spring and the push in the UK to support wider access to publicly funded research. This recent article (Is Academic Publishing on the verge of disruption?) is an interesting read and covers many of the issues.