The evolution of academic publishing in a digital age - Sophie Goldsworthy, University World News

The Cambrian explosion marked a period of intense evolution – a time characterised by an abundance of life. The academic sector is going through its own evolutionary phase as it enters a digital age of learning. The challenge is, of course, to avoid becoming a fossil. To do this, the role of the academic publisher must continually develop as new technologies and new ways of life, learning and research emerge. Despite this period of intense change, it nonetheless remains essential that published work continues to uphold the quality and values that have earned these publishers their reputations over time – in Oxford University Press’s case, over several hundred years.

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