[IRTalk] The Future Of Open Access: Why Has Academia Not Embraced The Internet Revolution? - Forbes

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Sat Apr 30 12:51:19 SAST 2016

As the drumbeat of open access continues to grow, the fierce debate over
the future of how academic research is published and distributed will only
rage louder. In parallel, as the trend towards open access expands to data
sharing and replication, the pressure to change how academia does business
will reach a breaking point where change will become inevitable. In the
end, it is a fascinating commentary that the world of academia, from which
the modern web sprung, has been among the most resistant to change and one
of the last to embrace the internet revolution.

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