JISC: The push and pull towards new models of publishing
« Within the world of publishing, we are seeing some new trends emerge. Born from a desire to change the current publishing landscape, dominated by a handful of large commercial publishers, there is an increase in new publishing models, being led by universities and academics.
Our publishing study
To get a sense of the scale of these new publishing models, we recently completed an in-depth study; changing publishing ecologies: a landscape study of new university presses and academic-led publishing, which revealed a growing trend in alternative publishing, both globally, and within UK higher education in particular. (…) »