Libraries as Publishers: New Roles for Libraries

Jottkandt, Sigi Libraries as Publishers: New Roles for Libraries., 2010 [Preprint]

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Libraries in the 21st century are beginning to assume roles and responsibilities further up the research chain as participants in the production and dissemination of scholarly communication. This essay examines several library-based publishing initiatives and envisions a new, ‘virtuous circle’ of scholarly research and dissemination where a portion of the collective library purchasing power would be dedicated to the production of new scholarship rather than the duplication of the same collections worldwide.

Item type: Preprint
Keywords: libraries as publishers, crisis in scholarly communications, open access, open source software
Subjects: E. Publishing and legal issues. > EB. Printing, electronic publishing, broadcasting.
Depositing user: Sigi Jottkandt
Date deposited: 09 May 2010
Last modified: 14 Dec 2012 22:15
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/14539

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