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Hypermedia Online Publishing: the Transformation of the Scholarly Journal

5.4 Pressures for transformation

Despite the obvious advantages of the print journal, over the last twenty years there has been a gradual rise in dissatisfaction with the current system of producing and providing access to these journals.What are some of the most serious pressures for the transformation of the current system?

5.4.1 Journal economics

5.4.2 Problems with refereeing

5.4.3 Delays to publication

5.4.4 Limited interaction

5.4.5 Loss of ownership of knowledge

5.4.6 Need for associated intermediary processes

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