Future of scholarly publishing and scholarly communication: Report of the Expert Group to the European Commission

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Guédon , J-C , Jubb , M , Kramer , B , Laakso , M , Schmidt , B , Šimukovič , E , Hansen , J , Kiley , R , Kitson , A , van der Stelt , W , Markram , K & Patterson , M 2019 , Future of scholarly publishing and scholarly communication: Report of the Expert Group to the European Commission . European Commission , Luxembourg . https://doi.org/10.2777/836532

Title: Future of scholarly publishing and scholarly communication: Report of the Expert Group to the European Commission
Author: Guédon, Jean-Claude; Jubb, Michael; Kramer, Bianca; Laakso, Mikael; Schmidt, Birgit; Šimukovič, Elena; Hansen, Jennifer; Kiley, Robert; Kitson, Anne; van der Stelt, Wim; Markram, Kamilla; Patterson, Mark
Contributor: Hanken School of Economics, Information Systems Science, Helsinki
ISBN: 978-92-79-97238-6
Abstract: The report proposes a vision for the future of scholarly communication; it examines the current system -with its strengths and weaknesses- and its main actors. It considers the roles of researchers, research institutions, funders and policymakers, publishers and other service providers, as well as citizens and puts forward recommendations addressed to each of them. The report places researchers and their needs at the centre of the scholarly communication of the future, and considers knowledge and understanding created by researchers as public goods. Current developments, enabled primarily by technology, have resulted into a broadening of types of actors involved in scholarly communication and in some cases the disaggregation of the traditional roles in the system. The report views research evaluation as a keystone for scholarly communication, affecting all actors. Researchers, communities and all organisations, in particular funders, have the possibility of improving the current scholarly communication and publishing system: they should start by bringing changes to the research evaluation system. Collaboration between actors is essential for positive change and to enable innovation in the scholarly communication and publishing system in the future.
Date: 2019
Subject: 113 Computer and information sciences
516 Educational sciences
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