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Academic Journals: The Most Profitable Obsolete Technology in History

Jason Schmitt | Posted 02.21.2015 | Education
Jason Schmitt

The music business was killed by Napster; movie theaters were derailed by digital streaming; traditional magazines are in crisis mode--yet in this digital information wild west: academic journals and the publishers who own them are posting higher profits than nearly any sector of commerce.

The Ivory Tower In Cyberspace: Is Internet Publishing Publishing?

Norris J. Chumley, Ph.D. | Posted 07.07.2013 | Religion
Norris J. Chumley, Ph.D.

Not so long ago anything but a peer-reviewed article or book printed by an established academic press was all that found its way onto a curriculum vitae. But times are changing exponentially fast.

Pain-Free Social Media for Academics

Anne Hill | Posted 04.27.2013 | Books
Anne Hill

I have several friends who are brilliant, dedicated academics. They write excellent books, teach at colleges and universities, and are standouts in their fields. You might want to know where they are speaking next and what they are currently researching, but you'd be hard-pressed to find them on the web.

Academic Publisher Unveils New Journal Which Prevents All Access to Its Content

Jalees Rehman, M.D. | Posted 03.24.2013 | Comedy
Jalees Rehman, M.D.

This allows scientists to include the article as a published paper on their CV and cite their work, without ever having to worry that someone else might read the article.

WATCH: Should Academic Publishing Be Accessible To All?

Posted 01.15.2013 | College

Internet pioneer Aaron Swartz committed suicide Friday after well over a year of fighting charges he downloaded nearly 5 million academic journal arti...

How the Internet Changed Science Research and Academic Publishing, Creating the New Research Economy

Olivier Dumon | Posted 03.05.2013 | Science
Olivier Dumon

Scientists and engineers representing a wide variety of cross-disciplines can debate research findings in online forums, and society will ultimately benefit from the resulting scientific discourse that will open up limitless new avenues for search and discovery.

Connecting The Dots: Lessons in Rebellion From the Math Network

Travis Korte | Posted 08.06.2012 | Science
Travis Korte

One system being developed is the Selected-Papers Network ("SP net"), a sort of Pinterest for peer-review in which researchers with common interests across the sciences can subscribe to one another to share 'must-read' articles and reviews.