Academic print books are dying. What’s the future?

USA“The print-format scholarly book, a bulwark of academia’s publish-or-perish culture, is an endangered species. The market that has sustained it over the years is collapsing. Sales of scholarly books in print format have hit record lows. Per-copy prices are at record highs. In purely economic terms, the current situation is unsustainable …” (more)

[Donald Barclay, The Conversation, 10 November]

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