The Academic Book in North America – Anthony Watkinson

This report, titled ‘The Academic Book in North America: Report on attitudes and initiatives among publishers, libraries, and scholars’ was completed by Anthony Watkinson and submitted to The Academic Book of the Future project in September 2016.

It examines academic publishing practice and scholarship in North America, dividing this discussion under the following headings:

  1. Executive Summary
  2. Purpose
  3. Change
  4. Books, “books” and enhanced books
  5. Open Access
  6. Libraries
  7. Institutions
  8. Production issues
  9. Dissemination, Collaboration and Aggregation
  10. Business Models

Download the full report (pdf).