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On the Future of Scientific Publication



Peter Strickland, Andrew J. Allen


We give a brief review of the rapidly changing landscape for scientific publication, especially in regard to scientific archival journal publication. Some of the many challenges and opportunities are outlined. These include the various forms of open access publication, the associated links to archived open data, and ways for addressing the future needs of authors, reviewers, the participating science communities in general, and overall sustainable scientific publishing endeavours. A picture is presented of the future scope of scientific publishing, and the possible roles of scientific professional societies in facilitating the achievement of well-curated global open science.
VSH-AEU Bulletin
3/4: November 2021


open access, open data, scientific societies, scientific publication


Strickland, P. and Allen, A. (2021), On the Future of Scientific Publication, VSH-AEU Bulletin, [online], (Accessed May 30, 2024)


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Created October 12, 2021, Updated November 29, 2022