“Education in the light of present-day knowledge and need calls for some spirited and creative innovations both in the substance and the purpose of current pedagogy.”- Anne Sullivan
Training is undoubtedly one of the most important investments an organization makes. But ensuring high ROI requires a strategic approach to spend management.
Digital journals increase the readability of STM publications.
On the Web, STM journals are mainly still published as PDF files, - a mistake when there are much better formatting options that can help a reader get to grips with information.
Balancing the competing interests of giving unfettered access to scientific information to the community as a whole while protecting the financial interests of the publishers is a thorny problem.
The old standard of a printed copy of scholarly work is now no longer the most useful approach. New digital methods are more advantageous for a variety of reasons and represent the future of STM publishing.
The power of online journals has become clear. These formats can go beyond replicating print.
The progress academic publications have already made is inspiring other types of publishers.
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.