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What do universities want from publishing?

Pinfield, Stephen

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Stephen Pinfield



Abstract

At a simple level, universities want publishing to support and further their mission to carry out research and teaching. However at a detailed level there are major differences within and between universities which mean there will be different wants and expectations of publishing. Bearing in mind these complexities, this paper examines universities' various requirements as producers, purchasers and consumers of publications. Some of the key wants of universities include impact, affordability, quality and access. The merits of the established system of subscription-based journal publishing and the emerging system of open-access publishing and dissemination are discussed in relation to universities' wants.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Oct 1, 2004
Journal Learned Publishing
Print ISSN 0953-1513
Publisher Wiley
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Volume 17
Issue 4
APA6 Citation Pinfield, S. (2004). What do universities want from publishing?. Learned Publishing, 17(4),
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingh.../end_user_agreement.pdf

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