5 Academic Publishing Trends To Watch In 2013

George Lossius | Publishing Perspectives | January 21, 2013

2012 was certainly an eventful, some would even say turbulent, year in the unpredictable world of academic publishing. A crescendo of calls for a complete re-imagination of traditional pay-for-access models, the ‘Academic Spring’ campaign, the high profile Cost of Knowledge Elsevier protest, and the launch of a plethora of new initiatives aimed at directly challenging the role of publishers, capped a tempestuous, transitional year. So what can we expect from 2013?

Here are five predictions of what are likely to be the prominent academic publishing trends and developments in the year to come...