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.
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.