The scientific publishing market will have to evolve in several ways in the years ahead. Some of these changes can be implemented through technology.
Digital Content Development
Advanced publishing methods are emerging in medical research, perhaps pointing to wholesale change for the industry.
Scientific publishers today are attempting to steer their field in a new direction, countering negative factors. The latest interactive features suit this collaborative vision.
Evolution along with technology should be a priority among STM journal publishers.
With two decades online behind them, STM journal publishers should be comfortably established in the online realm.
A recent industry gathering yielded interesting thoughts about the present and future of the STM journal market.
The current STM journal market is defined by experiments with form and distribution, with the journey into the digital realm serving as the defining factor.
Small improvements to the content and form of an eLearning project can increase its impact with users.
When academic publications are launched and maintained entirely online, there is room for evolution in their business models and content presentation.
While there has been some hesitance to go mobile, it's becoming clear this is a viable next step for eLearning.