Journal subscription costs continue to escalate far beyond the rate of inflation. Consolidation in the publishing industry, the growing importance of online distribution, proposed new models for peer review, and the declining influence of university presses are some of the dynamic factors influencing scholarly publishing today.
Watch the CSUSM Academic Affairs Town Hall lecture on Scholarly Publishing: A System in Crisis to learn more.
Guest speaker Lee Van Orsdel is Dean of University Libraries at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI and co-author of Library Journal's annual Periodicals Pricing Survey.
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