publication . Other literature type . Report . 2017

The African University Press

Van Schalkwyk, Francois; Luescher, Thierry;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Aug 2017
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
While there are new and enabling conditions for university presses to increase production and to widen distribution, the question remains: How can African university presses make the most of these opportunities? Most likely, the answer lies in deploying the technological changes in production, distribution and marketing made possible by digitisation and network effects of the internet. At the same time, propelled by a growing perception in academia of ‘robber capitalism’ on the part of publishers as they protect their oligopoly in the face of dissolving spatial barriers and diminishing value add, we are witnessing a contrary trend: the emergence of the knowledge...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_GENERAL
free text keywords: publishing, open access, university press, Africa
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publication . Other literature type . Report . 2017

The African University Press

Van Schalkwyk, Francois; Luescher, Thierry;