The progress academic publications have already made is inspiring other types of publishers.
Digital Content Development
Attitudes toward digital publishing methods and the related release strategies are shifting in the STM journal field.
It's a turbulent time for scientific publishing. Good academic presses need to know what they are up against and understand the technologies that can help them excel.
The health and human services field could benefit from the introduction of some of the digital breakthroughs already present in scientific, technical and medical journals.
As academic publishing evolves, evaluation of research is also changing and becoming more sophisticated.
Interestingly for academic publishers, mainstream tastes are beginning to lean toward detailed information consumption.
The STM journal industry is unafraid of change, which is good - evolution is necessary for survival.
New tactics are emerging in scientific publishing, including publishing research in smaller amounts, with each release covering an isolated item.
With new academic publishing models have come exciting new best practices for researchers.
The scientific publishing market will have to evolve in several ways in the years ahead. Some of these changes can be implemented through technology.