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What Will a Scholarly Book Look Like in the Future?


From Ithaka’s (parent of JSTOR and Portico) blog:

Should we expect the print monograph to disappear soon?

While a fully digital future for scholarly books is not clearly in view, the widespread availability of e-books is already transforming researchers’ reading habits. As librarians and publishers consider their options, they must take into account how the usage behavior of academics is evolving. Roger Schonfeld explores the challenges and possibilities if we “Stop the Presses.”

http://www.sr.ithaka.org/blog-individual/stop-presses-monograph-headed-toward-e-only-future

One thought on “What Will a Scholarly Book Look Like in the Future?

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