Skip navigation
The Australian National University
Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/40718

Title: Phoenix rising: new models for the research monograph?
Author(s): Steele, Colin
Keywords: scholarly communication
university presses
e-presses
e-books
institutional repositories
scholarly advocacy
Date created: 2003
Publisher: The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers
Description: 
There is significant evidence that traditional university presses are continuing to face financial crises. Outlets for research monographs are drying up, print runs are being reduced and monograph costs are increasing. The combination of the digital networked environment and open-archive initiatives may, however, provide the opportunity, through institutional repositories, to rethink the role and nature of the distribution of research monographs in a university setting. The adoption of new models, untrammellled by the structures of the past, while still retaining editorial and refereeing standards, could revolutionize the access and distribution patterns of research knowledge within university frameworks. Ultimate success will depend, however on programmes of scholarly advocacy in scholarly communication with the academic author as both creator and as consumer.
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/40718
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/40718
Appears in Collections:Open Access Research

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
111-122.pdf175.01 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
View/Open
View statistics

Items in Digital Collections are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  28 August 2013/Responsible Officer:  University Librarian /Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator