Breaking the Mould in Scholarly Publishing: Moving Beyond Books and Journals

Breaking the Mould in Scholarly Publishing: Moving Beyond Books and Journals

14 Mar 2019, 10:00 - 11:00

The Faculty
Language:
English

For many years, commercial constraints and the established model of scholarly publishing have prevented publication of a huge variety of work that could not be accommodated within the existing book and journal formats – work that was too long for a journal article and too short for a book. The rise of digital publishing and print on demand removes these barriers. Cambridge Elements now provide an outlet for concise, authoritative, and peer-reviewed research across academic disciplines, which can go from approval to publication in just 12 weeks. Two of the team behind Cambridge Elements will be joined by series editors from the fields of HSS and STM to discuss the problems faced by authors and researchers whose work has fallen between the two stools of book and article. They will look at how this may now be changing, with Cambridge Elements promising a way to stimulate and publish a wealth of material from this previously untapped resource.

Contributors

  • Phil Meyler

    Speaker

    Publishing Development Director, Science, Technology and Medicine Cambridge University Press

    Cambridge University Press

    Phil Meyler is Publishing Development Director for Science, Engineering and Medicine at Cambridge University Press, where he manages a team (based in...

  • Chris Harrison

    Speaker

    Publishing Development Director, Humanities and Social Science

    Cambridge University Press

    Chris Harrison is the publishing development director of Humanities and Social Sciences at Cambridge University Press where he was worked for over...

  • Professor Ravinder Dahiya

    Speaker

    Professor of Electronics and Nanoengineering and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Fellow in the School of Engineering

    University of Glasgow.

    Professor Dahiyais the Director of the Electronic Systems Design Centre (ESDC) and the leader of the Bendable Electronics and Sensing Technologies...

  • Gillian Woods

    Speaker

    Senior Lecturer in Renaissance Literature and Theatre

    Birkbeck College, University of London

    Gillian is the author of Shakespeare’s Unreformed Fictions (Oxford University Press, 2013; joint winner of Shakespeare’s Globe Book Award), Romeo and...

  • Professor Nelson Phillips

    Speaker

    Abu Dhabi Chamber Chair in Strategy and Innovation

    Imperial College Business School in London.

    Prior to joining Imperial in 2005, Professor Phillips was the Beckwith Professor of Management Studies at Cambridge University’s Judge Business...

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